@grantshapps @DanJarvisMP @BBCTomEdwards @SheffieldStar
#Rotherham Council being brave enough to say it as it is. #HS2 eastern route not fit for purpose should be scrapped in favour of more beneficial local projects in the #North . The National Infrastructure Commission agrees.
Roundup: 10 stories that have got buried – 20th January 2021. Government back tracks again. Labour’s #HS2 amendment was opposed by Tory Peers in November, but the Government has now accepted the move to prevent a vote of MPs and potential #HS2Rebellion.
#HS2 - HS1 NOT a success as forecasted passengers have not turned up
Despite having the most expensive season tickets in London, Southeastern is also still receiving government subsidy as slower-than-expected development along HS1 affected its business model.
High speed rail in Spain, freeing up capacity for railfreight, reducing air travel, and cutting travel by car #hs2
#HS2 Belebenso on form again with an article stating that after 30 years modal shift to HSR in Spain is worst in EU for passengers & freight
#HS2 fails to address regional inequalities because it was solely designed to take long distance traffic off the East &West lines to free up slots for ‘local’ commuter traffic into London. The subsequent scrambling for justification and PR hype was because they were called out.
Tree stump on ancient woodland floor at edge of removed woodland that now can't soak up water from lack of trees. In the distance saplings & dead trees can't soak up water & sit in clay soil & translocated ancient soil #HS2ltd shows you what trees did. A valuable lesson @bbcmtd
“@BorisJohnson Johnson likes to scatter cash– it is in his nature,as he wants to please everyone. He is not only spending a lot,but much of it is in the wrong places– such as on ego projects like #HS2.Do we still need this in a working-from-home economy?”
HELP NEEDED URGENTLY
to resist the Euston eviction, expected any day now
This is the big one, the World is watching, with support we can win the #BattleForEuston and #StopHS2
To oppose the
#ClimateMurderProject come #StandforTheTrees and protect #OurAmazon
End of content
No more pages to load