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JetSetJim Silver badge

Saw an interesting article defending HS2 today. Basically the premise is that if you stick a new line in for high speed services to and from the north, you increase capacity on the commuter lines as you aren't mixing trains of different speeds so you can run them closer together. Currently you have to leave massive gaps between them to let the faster trains through.

What the government has got wrong is banging on about shaving half an hour off the London to Manchester run, rather than increasing commuter capacity

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