Government to cut £1bn from rail budget
04/12/2020 | news | business | 281
The cut comes at a time when the industry is suffering from low passenger numbers due to the pandemic.
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04/12/2020 11:35:22 103 17
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A drop in the ocean compared to the £100bn and counting being wasted on HS2.
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04/12/2020 12:19:04 36 4
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They have just given Crossrail another £800m, another example of how badly out of control that project has gone.
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04/12/2020 11:25:53 32 2
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Clearly we can save tax payers money by not giving it to shareholders who do nothing to improve the service. Even the USA doesn't have a privately run rail network.
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04/12/2020 15:04:25 5 1
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UK still having major issues running a train set ?
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04/12/2020 14:53:41 4 2
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So the "white elephant" that is HS2 goes ahead and will cost way more that budgeted (just look at Crossrail), but much needed improvements to the existing network are being cut.
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