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Loads of new railway lines planned
« on: February 05, 2019, 03:20:08 PM »
Fascinating read. It would be great if only a tenth of it actually happens!

https://bettertransport.org.uk/sites/default/files/research-files/case-for-expanding-rail-network.pdf

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Re: Loads of new railway lines planned
« Reply #1 on: February 06, 2019, 08:25:57 AM »
Yes a very interesting document. Shame that it didn't include the existing single lines that need to be doubled in order to increase capacity. e.g. Salisbury - Exeter.

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Re: Loads of new railway lines planned
« Reply #2 on: February 06, 2019, 12:10:21 PM »
Yes a very interesting document. Shame that it didn't include the existing single lines that need to be doubled in order to increase capacity. e.g. Salisbury - Exeter.

I guess that wasn't the purpose of this document. It did, however obliquely mention the urgent necessity of the Ely North Junction upgrade.
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Re: Loads of new railway lines planned
« Reply #3 on: February 06, 2019, 05:39:06 PM »
It's a shame they're more "aspired for" than planned.