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Posted 03-18-2015 at 05:15 AM by John-UK Comments 0
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The official HS2 plan is flawed on most points.
  1. There is the objective of what it is supposed to achieve in serving regions and cities and boosting their economies, in which it fails miserably.
  2. The technical aspect of its construction. HSR is supposed to be a backbone, with trains that can also run on existing high-speed classic tracks.
Common sense would have new HSR track north-south (HS2) and east west (HS3) in the country and use the existing short sections of high-speed classic track to...

Posted 03-18-2015 at 05:12 AM by John-UK Comments 0
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The 20 Miles More (20MM) is putting their case for a dedicated HS2 link to the city. The city is marginalised and being omitted will suffer a great economic negative.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bUMAoJPuvJA

TEN-T. The European Commission has a network for Europe set down. Liverpool is on it, however the UK government is omitting the city. Technically the UK government is breaking the law.
http://www.tentdays2013.eu/Doc/b1_20...ure_lowres.pdf...

Posted 10-15-2014 at 04:57 AM by John-UK Comments 0
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In the late 1970s the country decided to make London a world mega city. The rest of the country would suffer as resources would be poured into London. No other city would expand and in fact many contracted as the UK population as whole increased. Liverpool and Manchester and others contracted in populations. Liverpool was laid out in the early 1900s to cope with 2.5 million. It is now under 500,000. This is the reason why many large UK cities have appalling urban rail networks, or no networks at...

Posted 10-14-2014 at 09:01 AM by John-UK Comments 0
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Land is the root of economic crashes. Commonly created wealth is appropriated by private individuals and concerns.

Community economic community activity soaks into land, crystalizing as land values, the values become higher. If there is a shortage of washing machines at $300 each, makers can make more to maintain the price at $300. If land prices rise in a city centre, because of community activity you can't make more land in the city centre. Land prices are outside normal market...

Posted 09-29-2014 at 05:31 AM by John-UK Comments 0
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In the 1970s it was decided to make London a world mega-city. The rest of the country greatly assisted in paying for this as money was poured into the infrastructure of London and the surrounding south east towns. The rest of the country was largely ignored leaving a collection of 3rd rate, underprovided, cities in comparison. Even the HS2 lines are all planned to slant back to London - London will be the prime beneficiary.

London receives twice the level of public money pumped into...
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