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« on: March 26, 2019, 10:25:48 am »

My news feeds and browsing lead me to so may stories that just might be of interest to members ... I'm opening this thread with a handful from the last couple of days, and I'll come back and add further bunches from time to time.

* Writing in "Introductions and chat"- these are introductions to topics after all, and it's likely that each individual topic would be best placed in a different board - I can see "Wider UK", "Wider, World" and "Cycling" already

* Happy to split the thread an move things around if any of these spark conversations.

Cycle helmet safety campaign with scantily clad models sparks storm
from https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-47684746

The rail industry lost its way in 2018. It is time for all parties to resolve to work together in 2019 to deliver a bigger, better railway, focused on improvements for the passenger and freight customer.
from https://railfuture.org.uk/article1815-Rail-Challenge-2019

We could empower local people to have a say in running the line, whether through partnerships with local authorities, private companies or passenger-run mutuals.
from https://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/opinion/tim-farron-one-last-chance-for-chris-grayling-to-prove-himself-as-transport-secretary-he-should-take-it-1-9669275

Scrap the HS2, says ex-Treasury chief who signed it off: Lord Macpherson claims 56bn project will be 'obsolete' by the time it is operational in 2030s
from https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6845867/Scrap-HS2-says-ex-Treasury-chief-signed-off.html
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