HS2 under fire again – this time from Treasury Committee report

BELEAGUERED high-speed rail project HS2 has faced yet more criticism, this time from an influential committee of MPs.

Members of the Treasury Committee have expressed serious doubts about whether the project - which would link Birmingham and London via 225mph high-speed trains from 2026 and bring Leeds and Manchester into the loop six years later - offers value for money.

The Government says it remains committed to the project but criticism - usually centred around the potential for spiralling costs and questions about ... For the full story register now for free or login below...