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Consider our friends in the North

In his article on the Channel Tunnel Rail Link (NCE 5 March), Sydney Lenssen asks why we as a nation want to spend 5bn to cut 35 minutes off the journey time and end up in St Pancras instead of Waterloo. The main reason is that most people in Britain do not live in London, and St Pancras is much closer to Euston and Kings Cross stations. At present people travelling from the Midlands, the North and Scotland have to rely on the Underground or taxis to travel between their London terminal ...

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