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Ministers should ignore Luton Airport’s selfish rail plans

Roger Sexton, Nottingham NG1
29 September 2017
 

As a resident of the East Midlands, I would strongly resist Luton Airport’s proposal that (in effect) most inter-city trains to/from the East Midlands should stop at Luton Airport Parkway (‘Give us better high-speed rail access, Luton Airport urges DfT’ LTT 15 Sep).  We in the East Midlands have lost for the foreseeable future the prospect of fast electric trains to London. The only way to speed up our journeys to London is to eliminate stops south of Leicester, not to...

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