The Whitacre Link: Improving central England's connectivity

A plan to give millions of people in central England direct access to HS2 and Birmingham Airport by reconstructing a railway that last carried passengers 97 years ago has been unveiled. The proposal is being made by Railnews editorial director Alan Marshall and specialist quantity surveyor Michael Byng, who both live in Warwickshire near the route of the former 11.7km Stonebridge Railway, which used to run from a junction near the present-day Coleshill Parkway station roughly south to another junction between Birmingham International and Hampton-in-Arden.


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Paignton - The Haldon Guest House

Paignton - The Haldon Guest House

Long sandy beaches, first class attractions, a vibrant atmosphere and a great place to stay are all the essential ingredients for a perfect getaway holiday – and Paignton has them all – THE great place to be beside the sea! The Haldon Guest House is just 5 minutes from the train/bus station and 3 minutes level walk to Paignton’s sandy beach with safe bathing and ideal sand for making sandcastles....

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