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8 Billion Investment For Railways

 
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mark occomore



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PostPosted: Thu Nov 25, 2010 5:21 pm    Post subject: 8 Billion Investment For Railways Reply with quote

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Plans for 8bn of investment in Britain's railways have been announced by the government.


http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-11834531

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We won't have the carriages yet. I wonder what will happen to the intercity fleet? Yet again another Tory back door to privatisation.
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 25, 2010 5:39 pm    Post subject: Re: 8 Billion Investment For Railways Reply with quote

mark occomore wrote:
We won't have the carriages yet. I wonder what will happen to the intercity fleet? Yet again another Tory back door to privatisation.


Er, my recollection is that the Tories privatised the railway system years ago!
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 25, 2010 6:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It's the same as the last Government proposed, only a bit slower.
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 26, 2010 6:16 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I remember seeing the Intercity 125 advert with Jimmy Saville. That fleet is supposed to be replaced. Can I buy one... Very Happy
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