Let's not be snowed under with irrelevancies

Harvey, Fiona
February 2003
Engineer (00137758);2/7/2003, Vol. 291 Issue 7620, p25
Points out that the transport infrastructure of Great Britain is in a disarray. Disruption of road and railroad networks after a fall of snow; Tube derailment at Chancery Lane; Problems with management and not with engineering; Reluctance of management to invest in infrastructure improvements.


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