[sclug] OT Trains and roads

Tom Carbert-Allen tom at randominter.net
Fri Sep 11 12:40:03 UTC 2009

Neil Haughton wrote:
> PMFBI, but the simple way of heading off this sort of nonsense, surely, is
> simply to use the trains! It is unlikely even a pig-headed Conservative
> government (and they are not all that, I hasten to add) would struggle to
> justfy ripping up well-used tracks with stable or ever increasing passenger
> numbers.
> In my experience, whatever the prevailing wisdom happens to be you will
> always get someone or other popping up promoting the opposite view with a
> factually-selective case - and there will usually be a previously-unheard-of
> numpty MP glad of the publicity as well!
> Neil.

logical, scientific or technical points in this email : 0

political nonsense and general resistance to any discussion of possible 
technical progress : 1

well done,


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