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Unread 04-02-2009, 16:33   #27
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Originally Posted by Mark Gleeson View Post
Straightforward straight single track tunnel through a solid enough rock with no stations or funny bits, given the number of tunnel boring machines and trained people who will be standing around post metro/interconnector it wouldn't be half as expensive as you might think

Interconnector was 1.4-1.8 billion for 5.4km with 5 stations and twin tunnels, probably get change out of 300 million for Greystones job

It will have to happen sometime, its 92 years since the last major works on the line to deal with the problems
I reckon we can all think of better places to spend 300 million rather than a tunnel for the Rosslare line..
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