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DB Schenker tweet: 'connecting HS1 and HS2 creates route for continental size freight trains to Europe'

Connecting HS1 and HS2 would create a route for ‘Continental size’ freight trains from Britain, according to freight company DB Schenker UK’s Twitter.

But they must surely know that

* HS1 is not designed for efficient freight operation, and despite there being no shortage of paths, almost no goods trains use it

* gradients on HS2 would be even steeper

* the proposed passenger service pattern on HS2 would preclude even short, or double headed freight trains, from running.

Written by beleben

January 28, 2013 at 6:00 pm

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  1. […] The January 2013 version of the proposed HS2 Y network service pattern — as mentioned in Kein Geschenk. […]

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