Alex Salmond, the leader of the Scottish National Party, has proposed a new high speed rail link heading south from Scotland. Our correspondent Martin Geissler was in Carlisle tonight listening to Mr Salmond's speech on the benefits of Scottish independence for England.
Salmond promises study into new high speed rail link heading south from Scotland. No detail re route or timeframe, however.
Under a flag of St George in Carlisle, Alex Salmond tells English audience they'll benefit from Scottish independence http://t.co/gd5UQ42c5e
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