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IS THE FAST RAIL LINK A GOOD INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY?

HOWARD WHEELDON | BGC BROKERS
This is undoubtedly a good investment opportunity. It is a modern, successful infrastructure project. It is not just the bottom line which has to be watched but also the needs of the passenger by whoever takes it over. Objectively High Speed 1 has been a success story.

ALAN CLARKE | BNP PARIBAS
Infrastructure projects which help the economy are a good investment and this has helped bring workers to the heart of London. There is no doubt that the fast link has helped the economy and as such is a good long-term bet, although there is obviously a risk.

HENRY DIXON | CHARLES STANLEY
Looking at all investment classes it is no coincidence that as the most liquid, equities recovered first in march of last year closely followed by bonds. As undoubtedly one of the most illiquid of asset classes it is reassuring that risk appetite has returned to infrastructure assets.