[sclug] OT: convert rail tracks to tarmac for private coach network which saves billions and provides a better service!

Jonathan H N Chin jc254 at newton.cam.ac.uk
Fri Sep 11 15:23:27 UTC 2009

> I was hoping people on a technical mailing list would be interested in  
> discussing the technical aspects of the idea (cost, capacity, efficiency  
> etc) but you seem to have provided quotes of lots of mud slinging with  
> no facts, figures or logical analysis of his proposal.... how useful

When a view runs so counter to the prevailing mainstream opinion,
indications that the proponent is a kook don't predispose me to
waste my time investigating their claims in any detail. [1]

The reasoned counter-arguments to your website appear to be at:


More generally, David MacKay's book is a thought-provoking read.

    Sustainable Energy - without the hot air


[1] Unlike: http://xkcd.com/386/

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