Rail Central (Strategic Rail Freight Interchange)

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Rail Central (Strategic Rail Freight Interchange)

Received 30 December 2018
From Wendy Johnson

Representation

I wish to personally object to the attempts to blight the Green field farmland between Blisworth and Milton villages with a rail freight site. Not only would it affect these two villages but others in the surrounding area. The current road infrastructure is already under severe pressure to due residential expansion locally causing excessive traffic on nearby back roads cutting through to junctions 15/16 of the M1. Furthermore, bearing in mind the under utilisation of the existing freight terminal at Crick, barely 16 miles away, how can a similar operation be justified? Local commercial expansion, along the nearby M1 corridor, is also adding to daily congestion and unnecessary increases in pollution. Should planning be granted, as the workforce will need to travel from outside what is a high employment area, further pollution will ensue. Please think again!!