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They are planning to build new high-speed rail links between some of the host cities. Times, Sunday Times (2016)All are connected by a high-speed data network. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Now management data from each branch is automatically sent through a secure, reliable and high-speed link. Computing (2010)Britain's high-speed railway line is making millions renting out houses and flats along the proposed route. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Her belief is that a doubling in high-speed rail routes in the next decade will open up the Continent. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This will not be solved by dithering over whether to build a new high-speed line. The Sun (2008)The government should have the courage of its convictions over the new high-speed rail link as well. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It called for new high-speed rail lines on either side of the country. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The high-speed rail link too quickly got to be about back gardens. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Much of the industrial world now links its main cities by high-speed rail. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Do we need a high-speed rail network? Times, Sunday Times (2013)BRITAIN'S top builder has climbed aboard the high-speed rail task force. The Sun (2013)The benefits largely consist of time savings as people use the high-speed train instead of cars or conventional rail services. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A high-speed rail link reducing domestic flights should have been a programme years ago. The Sun (2009)American companies will help to overhaul the island's ancient telephone network and install high-speed internet. Times, Sunday Times (2014)How will plans for a high-speed rail network linking London to major northern cities affect you? Times, Sunday Times (2010)The scheme will see a new high-speed railway across London. The Sun (2014)The economics of investing in a new high-speed north-south rail link will be far from cost effective. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Local swimming baths were named after her, as was a high-speed train. Times, Sunday Times (2013)To do that you are looking at high-speed rail and you're looking at some new infrastructure. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It would be great if we were able to take a lead in high-speed rail technology in the 21st century. Times, Sunday Times (2009)On the few routes where all three compete, high-speed trains are so much more pleasant than flying or motorway driving. Times, Sunday Times (2012)In an aviation report, the committee said that there was potential for economic benefits if high-speed rail links could improve access to the airport. Times, Sunday Times (2009)A new high-speed rail network would be expensive, and over the decades ahead would require significant public investment. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A new high-speed line can increase capacity considerably, by reducing the time spent by any one train in transit. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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