The Anonymous Widower

Property Buyers Want Train To Take The Strain, Says Rightmove

The title of this post is the same as that of this article in today’s Times.

Aooarently people are buying houses within an hour’s commute to London, with Chelmsford, Crewe and Sittingbourne being especially popular.


  1. Chelmsford will soon be served by a new train fleet.
  2. Sittingbourne is served by Southeastern’s HighSpeed trains.
  3. Crewe is served by fast services and will be on High Speed Two, earlier than many places.

Liverpool and Birmingham City Centres are also popular according to the article.

September 30, 2021 - Posted by | Transport/Travel, World | , , , ,

1 Comment »

  1. Public money pays for infrastructure which ramps up property (land) values. So our money makes land owers rich by doing “nothing” – economic parasites. Crossrail did claw back some of the increased value to property that would rise in value around their stations. Full Land Value Tax would fund infrastructure easily, giving us the finest in the world.

    Read Wheels of Fortune by Fred Harrison.

    Comment by John | October 1, 2021 | Reply

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