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A new report into radioactive dumps in one of the busiest stretches of the Irish Sea has prompted fresh calls for UK authorities to do more to protect commercial vessels in the area.
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Proposals for a bridge linking Scotland and Northern Ireland could be abandoned in place of a tunnel, a key figure has revealed. Peter Hendy, who is chairing a government-commissioned review into ways to improve transport links between the home nations, said a sub-surface connection was more feasible in this instance.
(Permalink) Beaufort's Dyke Scotland - Northern Ireland Tunnel

Boris Johnson gives blessing to Network Rail chairman Sir Peter Hendy's decision to conduct a review of a link between Stranraer and Larne. [Railscot note: this is by no means the first consideration of a tunnel. Other notable instances of serious plans include 1868, 1901 and 1934.]
(Permalink) Beaufort's Dyke Scotland - Northern Ireland Tunnel

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