On Sun, 14 Feb 2021 11:56:57 -0000 (UTC), Recliner
Post by Recliner
Having had another of his mad bridge ideas rebuffed, Boris is now likely to
push for the Strarne Tunnel.
It's worth pointing out, for the benefit of those who haven't read the
article, that this is not the PM's suggestion but, rather, the
submission of the High-Speed Rail Group to the Union Connectivity Review
of transport links within the UK (which is about long-distance transport
generally, and not specifically about links between Northern Ireland and
Equally, the HSRG's submission didn't just include a suggestion for a
Scotland-NI tunnel, but also various other rail schemes that they would
like to see constructed. And the reason it's news now, is because the
consultation period closed in December and the submissions made to the
consultation are now in the process of being published.
You can read the HSRG's response to the consultation here: