Daily Archives: January 20, 2012

Light at the end of the tunnel. Eventually.

Thinking about HS2… Twelve years ago I worked for West Coast Route Modernisation (WCRM) – the programme to increase speed and capacity on the world’s busiest mixed-use railway. ┬áBasically, WCRM was about stitching together the messy compromises of a 150-year-old … Continue reading

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Full speed ahead?

2012 started with good news for people who care about making this country a nicer place to live and a better place to do business. On January 10, the government gave the green light to High Speed 2: an exciting … Continue reading

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