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North channel rail tunnel a necessity

 

Easter is a time when families and friends across the UK get together - and rail transport is an important means of facilitating such reunions.

And that is why a north channel rail tunnel is needed between Northern Ireland and the mainland to truly inter-link our United Kingdom.

There are many strategic and economic arguments for a fixed rail link. However the social argument is very important - and particularly at this time of year.

A rail tunnel link will build a truly equal UK citizenship across our islands in social and family terms.

Family and friends, rest and recreation and key reference dates like Easter and Christmas are truly defining facets of our United Kingdom.

John Barstow

West Sussex

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