Alistair Darling: Improving northern links “far more useful” to economy than HS2

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  1. What is to become of the UK and the lifestyles when priorities are not aligned with affordable means and needs.

    Transport requirements outpacing the available funding due to wrong plans on the ways to cope. Seems UK Railway and Tube tracks require twice the length of trains or twice the height or fewer people demanding the current journeys.

    UK Government outlines its £460bn National Infrastructure plan.

    The 2014 edition of the government’s National Infrastructure Plan contains 140 pages detailing how it expects £460bn of public and private money to be invested in UK infrastructure in the coming years.

    National Infrastructure Plan 2014: key points | Construction News | The Construction Index

    The 2014 edition of the government’s National Infrastructure Plan contains 140 pages detailing how it expects £460bn of public and private money to be invested in UK infrastructure in the coming years.

    2007 was no to double decker trains.
    2014

    Room on top: trains may get second deck | The Sunday Times

    http://www.thesundaytimes.co.uk/sto/news/uk_news/article1495829.ece

    10 hours ago – DOUBLE-DECKER trains could be introduced on some of Britain’s busiest rail routes to ease overcrowding. Network …

    Infrastructure UK – GOV.UK

    https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/infrastructure-uk

    2 Dec 2014 – Infrastructure UK is a unit within the Treasury, that works on the UK’s long-term … Third annual report of the government’s Infrastructure Cost Review programme …

    [PDF]National Infrastructure Plan 2014 – Gov.uk

    https://www.gov.uk/…/2902895_NationalInfrastructurePlan2014_acc.pd…

    by HM Treasury – ‎2014 – ‎Cited by 80 – ‎Related articles
    1 day ago – report to be published in summer 2015. Francis Crick. Institute due to be fully operational in. 2016. OVERALL INFRASTRUCTURE PIPELINE £466BN.

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