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HFF from HS2

HFF from HS2
www.youtube.com/watch?v=dfu2AuacPKc

A boring tale

Do have a look, love it or hate it

From my point of view the amount of land that they have grabbed completed blocked off a favourite figure of eight walk I had that was eight/nine miles long from CSP to the Grand Union Canal and back.

Most people living in the Chilterns are not impressed. However once it is completed it will provide the opportunity to run near empty trains to cater for those people in a hurry to get away from working at home.

I do like trains and I'm sure that lit will all look very grand once completed

Frans Schols, Amelia Heath, Fred Fouarge, Peter_Private_Box and 4 other people have particularly liked this photo


13 comments - The latest ones
 Rosalyn Hilborne
Rosalyn Hilborne club
That's a topical one Nick! What an interesting video. I don't have a view on it, as it doesn't really affect me, but it's costing an awful lotta money!! I hope it's worth it! HFF.

Take care and have a good weekend ~ Rosa.
10 months ago.
Nick Weall club
has replied to Rosalyn Hilborne club
Hi Rosa in times of hardship such major civil developments priovide much needed jobs. Just wait until there is a Boris bridge to be built :~)))

All the very best to you ~~~
10 months ago.
Rosalyn Hilborne club
has replied to Nick Weall club
Haha! Will that ever happen!! Do they still call them Boris bikes in London? ;-))
10 months ago.
 Amelia Heath
Amelia Heath club
Cecilia and Florence certainly have the bit between their teeth. HS2 seems to be carving up not only the Chilterns but people's opinions. As far as I'm concerned I think it is a waste of money, particularly now when the country is in so much debt. But then I think the Mars exploration is a waste of money too.
HFF from a Shropshire Luddite, and enjoy the weekend.
10 months ago.
Nick Weall club
has replied to Amelia Heath club
Love your comments dear LGM. discussion of Mars is barred unless battered says Friar Tuck

Thanks for your good wishes. Have a balmy weekend
10 months ago.
 Sarah O'
Sarah O' club
Hey Nick, its interesting to read what you , Rosa and Amelia are saying here about this issue . Ive enjoyed looking at the photo and hope for a good result on this project. Hope you are well and wishing you a good weekend my friend,.... Hugs and best wishes, Sarah
10 months ago.
Nick Weall club
has replied to Sarah O' club
Well I hope that we all live long enough to see it open dear Sarah. It will run seriously over budget and take twice as long to complete I expect ~ Little England hugs
10 months ago.
 gezginruh
gezginruh club
An interesting picture dear Nick!
It looks like a big and interesting project.

HFF and have a wonderful weekend! Stay safe and healthy!

Best wishes
GGR
10 months ago.
Nick Weall club
has replied to gezginruh club
Hi dear GGR it is an enomous project. Thanks for your visit and kind comments. Warm wishes ~~~ Nick
10 months ago.
 Peter_Private_Box
Peter_Private_Box club
Hi Nick
A very nice picture, and great to see you out and about.
My view is that the future of transport is electric, and the more of the big heavy wagons we can get off the roads the better,,, Even if it costs us a bit of land now.

Best Wishes, HFF, a nice weekend, and stay safe!!
Peter
10 months ago.
Nick Weall club
has replied to Peter_Private_Box club
Hi Peter

Electricity undoubtedly will play an ever increasing part in fueling our infrastructure and HS"2 will free up some demand on the existing mainline routes. Distribution patterns are changing with all of the ienternet trading and the closing down of so many retiail chains ~~~
Stay Safe
10 months ago.
 L. L. Wall
L. L. Wall club
I hope the "bang is worth the buck", but as a public works project in these times, that is a plus (providing the workers and equipment are supplied locally). It seems construction engineers are much enamored with these huge tunneling machines nowadays, but I believe one in Seattle inhaled a pipe and has been sitting immobile for a while now, costing huge dollars in a rescue effort.
9 months ago.
Nick Weall club
has replied to L. L. Wall club
You are quite right, the total length of the project ensures rhat the spread of benefits covers a large area.

Yes I can appreciiate that a bunged up borer is rather stuffed. A runaway borer might be fun too :)

Northern Ireland here we come
9 months ago.

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