“Please don’t send the long arms of your proposed high speed railway line stretching this way. They’d only pull me in, make me part of your circle, drain the life out of me.”
“I can’t move in with you, London” by Simon Armitage
In 2012, Boris Johnson visited Ruislip to see Stop HS2 campaigners there. The benefit cost ratio has gone done since then, so given that the business case was doubtful then, it has got even worse since.
Report from ITV London News, Wed 11th Jan 2012