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Announcing a public meeting: Rail in Crisis.

Keynote speakers Dr Richard Wellings, Deputy Research Director, IEA and Paul Withrington, Director, Transport-Watch.

Q&A and networking.

 6.30pm for 7pm until 9pm - Wednesday 17th May - Conference Room of St James's Church Piccadilly

(entrance to meeting in Church Place W1J 9LL).

Who should attend,

All taxpayers - rail is costing every household in the land at least £200 per year, most of them seldom use a train.

The Government - wishing to reduce public expenditure.

Objectors to HS2, a vastly expensive project certain to make losses for the nation in the tens of billions of pounds.

Background here.


(If expecting to attend please text 07785 551068).



  1. Transport Policy (2000)
  2. Road Rail comparisons, summary findings
  3. Community Rail 2004
  4. Disused railways and railway land
  5. The Transport Watch advert 2005
  6. The case for Rail - a critique
  7. The Railway Conversion League archive
  8. Rapid Transit systems
  9. Traffic management - its costs versus accident savings
  10. Congestion charging
  11. Car Share
  12. Speed cameras and road safety
  13. Air Transport
  14. University Research
  15. London
  16. Railway conversion costs and illustrations
  18. Transport Committee
  19. Campaign for better Transport
  20. Guided bus
  21. Climate Change
  22. Railway Lunatics
  23. The Times
  24. New Approach to Transport Appraisal
  25. Cross Rail appraisal nonsense
  26. Letters to Local Transport Today and The New Civil Engineer
  27. Letters to MPs
  28. The Borders Railway - Waverley
  29. French Rail
  30. Adelaide to Darwin
  31. Northants Letters
  32. Electric Cars
  33. freight modal split
  34. The great dirty diesel scare
  35. The North
100     Institute of Economic Affairs
101     CBI Time to change Gear
102     Dr MacKay: Sustainable Energy Without the Hot Air
103     EVENTS

Public Inquires
Director Paul F Withrington BSc MSc MICE CEng 
Formerly project manager Transport Planning Northamptonshire County Council
Contact address: 12 Redland Drive Northampton NN2 8QE
Phone: 01604 847438
Fax: 01604 455074
Who should be interested in this website?
This site aims to be as factual as possible. Hence the data will be of particular interest to people considering investment in transport systems and those responsible for transport policy generally. Tax payers will also find the site revealing particularly with regard to rail.

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