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malumbu
Posts: 4653
Joined: 30 Sep 2010, 21:12

This article about the unholy alliance between the Mayor and Transport Secretary got me thinking about the government's commitments to economic growth outside of the metropolis. I thought that this was half the reason those outside of London voted to leave the EU.

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http://www.railtechnologymagazine.com/R ... U6,JE50X,1
JohnL
Posts: 8487
Joined: 09 Feb 2008, 10:24

If London is going to be dragged kicking and screaming through Brexit by the rest of the country they can't expect London to stand back and not demand infrastructure development.

I can only talk about South Wales other than London - but similar issues.

I was disappointed that electrification of the Cardiff to Swansea line won't go ahead - there is so much EU investment in South Wales they have more disappointments coming. I hope the Swansea Bay tidal lagoon goes ahead too but won't be surprised if it doesn't.
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