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“I feel more despondent than ever at the astounding lack of public awareness of the £30 billion Government proposal, the proposed route and timetable, and I’m concerned that people simply believe the country does not have the money for this therefore it is not a real threat. “People do not appreciate the scale of devastation this will cause if it goes ahead. We are not talking about a conventional railway here. It will be the largest transport corridor in the country and will destroy everything we value along the way – homes, jobs, business, communities, heritage, environment, habitats, peaceful enjoyment. Everything.”Lizzy will return to the Midlands when she walks from the proposed Curzon Street Station in Birmingham to the Conservative Party Conference, which is taking place on October 4. Lichfield residents will get their chance to discuss the proposed rail line at a public meeting being held at Boley Park Community Hall tomorrow (October 1).
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