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UK seeks private partners for new Heathrow airport rail link

Private companies will be invited this summer to fund, finance and build a £1.6bn railway between Londonís Heathrow airport and the south of the capital under government plans to expand Britainís rail network without spending taxpayer money.

350 miles of smart motorway Ďbrought in by stealthí [subscription]

Highways bosses have been accused of introducing smart motorways by stealth to avoid public scrutiny. An independent report said that motorists had been repeatedly misled over the expansion of motorways without a hard shoulder, often being provided with ďincomplete informationĒ.

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