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Monday, September 29, 2008
canada looks ahead
(Radstock, the old GW branch)
This has come via Derek Andrews, one of our Canadian readers.
It's not only in the UK that we're thinking seriously about restoring our railways by reversing stupid closures and developing the system to cope with 21st century needs.
In Canada they are currently in the midst of a federal election, and Green Party leader Elizabeth May has just completed a cross-country whistle-stop tour from Vancouver to Halifax. Part of the platform is to revitalise the railway system.
More here, here, here, here and here!
And before any of the usual suspects accuse me of being partisan then look at this!