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So travellers will be able to get to their destination more quickly, they get a seat, and the existing network can then be uncongested with the trains released to hs2. as more people transfer from road to rail and in some cases air less pollution is generated.
LeeMan on Jul 14, 2008 ok, hs1 had its little perks … .. hs2 just killed it …. now they are making a f***ing 3rd one????
so i dont think that because some so called celebrities, some lobby groups with undeclared or unknown reasons to be against hs2, a magazine and a few mps oppose hs2 that we should not go ahead with it. hs2 critics have been unable to supply solid evidence against hs2 so have made the issue an emotive and at many times totally illogical debate.
it is not surpising that some mps will actually vote aginst hs2 if they believe that it affects their constituents badly and therefore their chances of re-election !
and the institute of economic affairs - grand title ! their recent anti hs2 reprt neglected to mention that one of the authors is an anti hs2 camaigner who lives near the proposed line and the other one is a pro private roads lobbyist who would take much more of the countryside then hs2 ever could if he had his wish.
many other countries have built or continue to ppan and build high speed lines. they cant all be wrong or foolhardy. uk railways are overcrowded so we need extra capacity without disrupting the existing railway so we need hs2, which just also so happens to be a high speed line.