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Government starts high-speed rail consultation

The government has launched its consultation on the proposed high-speed rail line from London to Birmingham. The route would cut journey times to about 50 minutes, with work due to begin in 2015 if the plan is approved. However, there are opponents to the High Speed Line (HS2) who argue that the £17bn scheme will be a waste of money and that updating the existing West Coast mainline would be a better investment. Nevertheless, Transport Secretary Philip Hammond said the high-speed line...
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