TITLE

Fast track to change

AUTHOR(S)
Coupe, George; Knight, Helen
PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);3/5/2004, Vol. 293 Issue 7646, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Proposes the construction of high speed train lines to address traffic congestion problems in Great Britain. Map and layout of the proposed high-speed rail lines; Transportation crisis in Great Britain.
ACCESSION #
12479640

 

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