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HS2 under fire again - this time from Treasury Committee report

Image of one of the new HS2 terminals
Image of one of the new HS2 terminals
Andy Coyne
Andy Coyne
Editor, West Midlands

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 abo... for the full story register now for free or login below...

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