|Road - busy ... railway - no trains, so no users
The A36 is closed for 12 weeks at Limpley Stoke, and the signposted diversion is along the A350 throught the outskirts of Melksham, parallel with the TransWilts Railway line
I had an appointment in Corsham at 9 O'Clock this morning - about 6 miles - but the journey took me half an hour, most of which was spent queuing around Melksham which was solid all the way from the Seminsgton Bypass up to McDonald's
If traffic is diverted on a more permanent basis for any reason, or if traffic grows, this is going to become worse. And with the towns along the way all growing dramatically, surely it will get worse unless there's some form of relief all along. Wait - how about some trains?
Written 2008-04-29 16:51:13
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