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An omission of the exposition

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On 19 November 2014, transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin wrote to the House of Lords Economics Committee chairman, Clive Hollick, about HS2 and rail capacity.

Figure 10 from the letter gave the seats and standing capacity of London Midland commuter trains at Euston.

Figure 10 from Patrick McLoughlin's letter to Lord Hollick (November 2014)

Or rather, it didn’t.

As can be seen, there was no exposition of the standing capacity.

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April 27, 2016 at 1:36 pm

It all makes perfect senssh

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It all makes perfect senssh

According to transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin, “the truth is that much of the [rail modernisation] work” (which he has just “paused”) “should have been done decades ago”.

Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin: 'the truth is that much of the [rail modernisation] work' (which he has just 'paused') 'should have been done decades ago'

So why “pause” it, if it should have been done decades ago?

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June 29, 2015 at 11:39 am

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