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  •  The Chunnel train (1+ / 0-)
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    is $166 round trip.  You can get cheaper airfare - but you have to go to airports outside of London and Paris. It is similar to going from DC to NYC.

    If LA-SF is $300 plus - I doubt you are going to get much ridership if you can fly for about $120 round trip like you can now.

    The bitter truth of deep inequality has been disguised by an era of cheap imported goods and the anyone-can-make-it celebrity myth - Polly Toynbee

    by fladem on Mon Aug 20, 2012 at 06:18:58 PM PDT

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