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Low-cost 250mph rail 'is future' for UK Trains

I think it'll possibly work, except for these excuses that have been used in the past:

It's the "wrong kind of Snow" or
"wet leaves on the line caused the trains to stop" or
"Snow melted causing electrical problems"

Affordable high-speed rail travel represents the best way to improve the UK's inter-city links, Transport Secretary Lord Adonis has said.

Britain must choose between faster trains, extra motorways or more planes, he told the BBC, as he received a blueprint for a new £60bn 250mph line.

The route would link London to the West Midlands and then extend further north.

The government will reveal its final plans in March, although critics say they should be made public earlier.

The company, HS2, had been set up by ministers to identify a viable route for the new line, and delivered its report on Wednesday.

It envisages 400-metre long trains, capabl

Added: Dec-30-2009 
By: graz
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