Channel Tunnel sold

  Al94 16:55 05 Nov 2010

Canadian Pension Funds pay £2.1billion to operate the tunnel for the next 30 years click here

  Al94 16:57 05 Nov 2010

Sorry it's the rail link from St Pancras to the Tunnel

  Forum Editor 17:05 05 Nov 2010

will not be happy about this (selling the family jewels to pay for mistakes made by fat-cats etc., etc.) but frankly does it really matter who operates the high-speed link, as long as it's efficiently and safely run?

  spuds 18:49 05 Nov 2010

We had three very well used rail stations in the city that I live near, then lost two. The remaining station seems to turning into a back-water. I am beginning to wonder if Dr Beeching's spirit is still around.

We were suppose to have a Channel Tunnel link, but that as now been re-routed, so it now seems as though that idea as been destined to the litter bin.

  sunnystaines 19:12 05 Nov 2010

Bob Crow

he can crow as much as he wants its a done deal now.

  Forum Editor 19:26 05 Nov 2010

Now, and for the next thirty years. That's some contract.

  morddwyd 19:41 05 Nov 2010

"does it really matter who operates the high-speed link, "

Well yes, I think it does.

Not just the link but overall, far too many of our industries and services are foreign owned/controlled.

I just don't think it's a good thing.

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