Excuse me for reading the first paragraph and assuming the investment in the north would be on the same order of magnitude as the one in the south

@christianp new headline "Twitter and Mastodon have over 340 million users!"

@christianp The article states that freight is currently carried on the Northumberland Line which implies some infrastructure is in place already. Oxford to Cambridge via Bedford is more than twice the distance of Northumberland to Tyneside according to Google Maps. At first glance these might sound like a connected project but they are very separate.

@christianp when the combined figure is "almost £800 million" and the figure on the Oxbridge line is also almost £800 million...

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