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What was these commentators' standard for "realistic"? Economics, politics, construction time?

I may write a diary going through the full list tomorrow. (But I also still owe a diary on the recently opened Channel ÍTunnel Rail Link 2.)

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.

by DoDo on Fri Nov 23rd, 2007 at 04:12:16 PM EST
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Well, I read it on an aviation site: "again some airtraffic will dissapear!"

But in the same time the EU is working on expanding, regulations, taxations, noise-levels of airports. There is a lobby of regional airports very active in Brussels now. They hope on a part of the cake as well. So if the EU puts his money in high speed trains what will be left for this regional airports? So they are questioning this and point to the massive amount of money going to the trains which will be 'unfair competition'.

The struggle of man against tyranny is the struggle of memory against forgetting.(Kundera)

by Elco B (elcob at scarlet dot be) on Fri Nov 23rd, 2007 at 04:47:28 PM EST
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