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After a summer of knockbacks, defenders of high-speed rail are getting their act together. The government seems finally to have understood that it needs to make the case for HS2 on the grounds of looming capacity constraints and the costliness … Continue reading

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I’ve spent the last week in Japan, meeting civil servants, politicians and scientists, and visiting factories, research institutes and civil facilities. One of these visits was to the Shinkansen high-speed rail control centre operated by the rail company JR East … Continue reading

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