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KENT CC CAMPAIGNS FOR TUNNELLING CHANNEL LINK THROUGH KENT

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Kent CC is campaigning for putting the Channel Tunnel rail link in Kent in a tunnel, the Evening Standard reports (...
Kent CC is campaigning for putting the Channel Tunnel rail link in Kent in a tunnel, the Evening Standard reports (p15). A report recommends the a long tunnel through the North Downs and a route through the centre of Ashford that follows the existing rail track. This option would preserve an area of outstanding natural beauty and safeguard Ashford's residents during the link's construction.

The paper notes that Union Railways, the BR subsidiary contruction the link favours sweeping round Ashford with more surface track through the North Downs.
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