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Maplin Rail Link (Lands)

Volume 892: debated on Friday 23 May 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment whether the need to safeguard the land required for the Maplin rail link and its terminal at Kings Cross is now terminated; and if all local authorities have been specifically so informed.

The Government's decision in July 1974 to abandon the Maplin project for a third London Airport made it unnecessary to arrange for the land for a rail link and in-town terminal to be safeguarded. There is therefore no need to inform the local authorities.