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The Channel Tunnel Rail Link and blight

Great Britain. Office of the Parliamentary Ombudsman.

The Channel Tunnel Rail Link and blight

investigation of complaints against the Department of Transport.

by Great Britain. Office of the Parliamentary Ombudsman.

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Published by HMSO in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesHouse of Commons papers -- 193, Report / Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration. Session 1994-95 -- 5th, (HC). (1994-95) -- 193
ContributionsGreat Britain. Department of Transport.
The Physical Object
Pagination25p. ;
Number of Pages25
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21072147M
ISBN 100102193959
OCLC/WorldCa32066892

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Samuel Montagu & Co. Channel Tunnel rail link. London: H.M.S.O., (OCoLC) Material Type: Government   High-speed rail in the United Kingdom is under development. There are both existing and proposed high-speed lines. List of lines. High Speed 1 (HS1), also called the Channel Tunnel Rail Link (CTRL), is a kilometre (67 mile) high-speed railway between London and the United Kingdom end of the Channel Tunnel.; High Speed 2 (HS2) is a planned high-speed ://

UK news from Rail Business UK; Urban transport news from Metro Report International; InnoTrans. Back to parent navigation item; InnoTrans; InnoTrans ; InnoTrans ; InnoTrans ; InnoTrans ; InnoTrans ; InnoTrans ; InnoTrans ; InnoTrans ; InnoTrans ; InnoTrans ; In depth; Knowledge Hub. Back to parent   An Act to provide for the construction, maintenance and operation of a railway between St. Pancras, in London, and the Channel Tunnel portal at Castle Hill, Folkestone, in Kent, together with associated works, and of works which can be carried out in conjunction therewith; to make provision about related works; to provide for the improvement of the A2 at Cobham, in Kent, and of the M2

  THE CHANNEL TUNNEL RAIL LINK 11 The Link will be financed from a complex mixture of public and private finance and guarantees: a) In the short term, and beginning during the re-negotiations, LCR conducted a sale-and-leaseback of eleven of its Eurostar train sets, with the Government guaranteeing LCR's obligations amounting to £ million,   The Channel Tunnel has cut travel times between the UK and mainland Europe dramatically. Before the tunnel it took around 6 or 7 hours by rail and ferry from London to Paris. Trains can now do the same journey in hours. The tunnel has become an essential infrastructure asset for tourist, business and freight :// /what-do-civil-engineers-do/the-channel-tunnel.


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The scheme required civil engineering and particularly mechanised tunnelling to be pushed to the limits of ://   Channel Tunnel (Rail Link) HC Deb 02 December vol cc § Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.— [Mr. Heathcoat-Amory.] In the 25 years since it opened, the Channel Tunnel has been hailed as wonder of the modern world and become a vital link between the UK and mainland ://   Channel Tunnel Rail Link (Hansard, 22 March ) Search Help.

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HANSARD – → s → → November → 1 November → Commons Sitting → Schedule 3. Channel Tunnel Rail Link Bill. HC Deb 01 November /commons//nov/01/channel-tunnel-rail-link-bill.

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Pancras, in London, and the Channel Tunnel portal at Castle Hill, Folkestone, in Kent, together with associated works, and of works which can be carried out in conjunction therewith; to make provision about related works; to provide for the COVID Resources.

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Responsibility   The Channel Tunnel, also called the Euro Tunnel or Chunnel, actually consists of three tunnels, each 50 km long and bored in the rock below the seabed of the Channel. Two of the tubes are full sized and accommodate rail traffic.

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The Channel Tunnel Rail Link Bill, if it meets with parliamentary approval, will lead to the construction of one of the longest and most ambitious pieces of infrastructure to be built this century.

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