Wealden Line Campaign hits out idea for new Uckfield road

The Wealden Line Campaign which is pressing for a railway line between Uckfield and Brighton has hit out at county council plans for new road in the centre of Uckfield.

The campaign says this would threaten the Brighton Main Line 2 idea and that Network Rail is set to defend the railway project.

An article on the Wealden Line Campaign website says the county scheme is a “thinly-disguised revival of ESCC's notorious and much-criticised gyratory”.

Read more here: Network Rail defends BML2.

See also:

Idea for high-speed rail link between Brighton and Uckfield

Original BML2 report, scroll to p20 for Uckfield detail

Uckfield Chamber of Commerce praises railway line campaign

New road could be built in Uckfield

Uckfield traffic survey results



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