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The Development of London’s Rail Network

Londons rail network Engineers in Britain are undertaking the most ambitious project in Europe. Set to spend over 20 billion dollars, the engineers are working 40 meters below the city of London to complete 56 Kilometers of tunnels that will connect the suburbs on the peripheral of London to the main railway network and Heathrow Airport.

The Crossrail expansion of London railway network is being constructed to be a high capacity service that links 40 different stations between Heathrow Airport and Reading and Abbey Wood and Shenfield over 21 km of two tunnels running under central London and Docklands. The project though ambitious will be justified when over 1 million people are brought within 45 minutes of travel to London central business district.

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Britain calls for international help on Ebola as London conference begins

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain made a plea for international help to deal with the world’s worst Ebola outbreak at the start of a conference in London on Thursday, with one charity warning that five people are being infected with the virus every hour in Sierra Leone. Ebola has killed at least 3,338 in West Africa — mainly in Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia — out of 7,178 cases as of Sept. 28, the World Health Organisation (WHO) says, and cases have been recorded elsewhere, including in the United States. …

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Source: Britain calls for international help on Ebola as London conference begins

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