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Cecil Parkinson on Channel Tunnel funding, building and capacity

Title
Cecil Parkinson on Channel Tunnel funding, building and capacity
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
15 Jun 1990
Year of production
1990
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Duration
00:02:33
Description
Transport Secretary Cecil Parkinson talks to LBC’s political editor Peter Murphy about current issues concerning the funding, building and provision of enough capacity for people and freight in London, Kent and the South East of England and the rest of the UK, for the planned Channel Tunnel. With no public funds forthcoming, British Rail is to press ahead with plans despite its commercial partners Trafalgar House and BICC pulling out of the development.
Contributors
Peter Murphy; Cecil Parkinson
Keywords
London; British Rail; Kent; Public finance; Public transport; France; England; Trains; Channel tunnels; Trafalgar House; Freight; BICC; Transport planning

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