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'Ordsall chord' to sever historic MOSI line

14th December 2012


THE Ordsall Chord, a new railway link between Piccadilly and Victoria stations, will have an "unavoidable and significant impact" on the Castlefield area, including severing the world's first passenger line which has been preserved at the Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI).That's according to a new council report into the project, part of the £560m Northern Hub rail improvements which are expected to boost the Northern economy by £4bn.However, the Ordsall Chord, which should open to rail traffic by 2016, requires a n......for the full story register now for free or login below...

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What Moron allowed this act of Vandalism to take place? It is the equivalent in transport history terms of driving a motorway through Stonehenge or the Taj Mahal. Surely the planners could have come up with a soloution such as a bridge or a tunnel? Let's stop this NOW!

Jonathan Fletcher

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