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Cross about the rail

So despite some furious lobbying from Astragal, the government has chosen to ignore the call for a monorail to serve our nation’s capital, and instead opted for something called Crossrail. This locomotive network has been 17 years in the pipeline, and looks set to finally be given the thumbs up by Tony Blair. Crossrail could soon be linking London with such exotic wonders as Slough, Langley and Taplow in the west, and Romford, Brentwood and Shenfield in the east. Had ...

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