Gallery of Pictures from today’s demo
MANY THANKS to everyone who came along today to sing “Trains and boats and Planes , are bringing nuclear waste to my home…”
We sang to show our solidarity with all the other groups throughout the UK in Wigan, Brixton, Bristol, Warrington, Lancaster and elsewhere who have taken part in this coordinated action to oppose nuclear trains. Nuclear trains pass through Carlisle station often twice a week, three flasks carry radioactivity which is the equivalent of the Hiroshima bomb.
100 people also stopped to sign a letter to Cumbria and Lancashire County Council regarding the lack of independent radiation monitoring .
The letter says:
Dear Cumbria and Lancashire County Council,
RADIATION RELEASES TO THE ENVIRONMENT
The North West’s environment used to be independently monitored by the council run Radiation Monitoring in Lancashire, RADMIL.
RADMIL was stopped a few years ago due to…
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