A railway line made of money

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Apparently this was in Private Eye: At first I thought this was just a good joke. But then I did some maths: £106bn/531km = app. £200 million per kilometre. (I also checked the length of HS2, and it is 531km.) £200 mill/1000 = £200 000 per metre. Divide by 100 and you get £2000 per […]