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Rory Sutherland: How to improve journey times without HS2

Just give me £500,000 and a roomful of software coders

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I am still waiting for someone to refute my argument that it would be possible to reduce the journey time between London and Manchester or Birmingham for many rail passengers by between 20 and 40 minutes — and to improve effective capacity — at about 0.001 per cent of the cost of HS2.

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