“In order to stimulate Britain’s economic growth and support our position as a leading world economy it is essential that we make the right long-term investments in our transport infrastructure and that we plan for future growth, in a way which is consistent with reducing greenhouse gas emissions overall.”

 

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U.K. Transport Secretary Geoff Hoon, insisting that the economic downturn will not slow the country’s push for large-scale public-transportation projects

 

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