High Speed Rail

February 04, 2011 8:39 AM

Despite the severity of the fiscal crisis politicians of all parties are backing High Speed Rail (HSR), but the evidence suggests that there is no robust financial or economic case for the project. 

HSR will not solve the key practical problems of lack of capacity on commuter road and rail. Instead it is a hugely expensive vanity project that requires extensive work on unnecessary new lines.

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