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The £32 Billion high speed rail link connecting London to the midlands and north of England is a controversial economic project.
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Northern cities await announcement on high-speed rail route and stations

Northern cities await announcement on high-speed rail route and stations | HS2 - The Midlands and beyond | Scoop.it
Transport secretary to outline proposed path for the Y-shaped network north of Birmingham to Manchester and Leeds
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Will HS2 'heal north/south divide'?

Will HS2 'heal north/south divide'? | HS2 - The Midlands and beyond | Scoop.it
Professor John Tomaney, from the School of Planning at UCL, and Sir Richard Leese, chair of Manchester City Council, examine how the proposed route for the high-speed train network linking Birmingham to Manchester and Leeds will impact life in the...
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HS2 is neither cheap nor very popular along its route - ITV News

HS2 is neither cheap nor very popular along its route - ITV News | HS2 - The Midlands and beyond | Scoop.it
Read HS2 is neither cheap nor very popular along its route latest on ITV News. All the UK news
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Land near proposed HS2 site should be sold for homes, Government minister claims - Local Businesses - Northampton Chronicle and Echo

Land near proposed HS2 site should be sold for homes, Government minister claims - Local Businesses - Northampton Chronicle and Echo | HS2 - The Midlands and beyond | Scoop.it
A Government minister is arguing land near the proposed HS2 rail network should be sold cheaply for homes, despite a report warning that the housing market has “completely stagnated” as a result of the plans.
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Second phase of HS2 proposed route announced today | Central - ITV News

Second phase of HS2 proposed route announced today | Central - ITV News | HS2 - The Midlands and beyond | Scoop.it
Read the latest Central stories, Second phase of HS2 proposed route announced today on ITV News, videos, stories and all the latest Central news
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HS2 routes north to boost economy

HS2 routes north to boost economy | HS2 - The Midlands and beyond | Scoop.it
The routes of high-speed rail links to cities in the north of England have been unveiled, in a move Prime Minister David Cameron said would boost Britain's stagnant economy.
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HS2 report from BBC1 Inside Out (London)

Pro HS2 campaigner Pete Waterman reports for BBC1 Inside Out (London), 27 Feb 2012. Meets residents in Camden area threatened with demolition of their homes.
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HS2 northern route stations revealed

HS2 northern route stations revealed | HS2 - The Midlands and beyond | Scoop.it
The proposed route for the high-speed train network linking Birmingham to Manchester and Leeds will stop at five stations, the transport secretary reveals.
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HS2 northern route stations revealed as government braces for fierce backlash

HS2 northern route stations revealed as government braces for fierce backlash | HS2 - The Midlands and beyond | Scoop.it
Details of the next phase of the controversial HS2 high-speed rail link have been unveiled in a move Prime Minister David Cameron said would boost Britain's stagnant economy.
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Five new stations for HS2 rail route

Five new stations for HS2 rail route | HS2 - The Midlands and beyond | Scoop.it
The proposed route for the high-speed train network linking Birmingham to Manchester and Leeds will stop at five stations, the government reveals.
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HS2 Has Terminal Consequences Around Euston

HS2 Has Terminal Consequences Around Euston | HS2 - The Midlands and beyond | Scoop.it
View the complete Mega Euston map As we remember saying, on the subject of where to fit a eight platform 400 meter long railway station in NW1, “the practical options are going to involve a trade-off between cost and what you can demolish with the...
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HS2: BBC Newsnight, Wed 20th July 2011

Rory Cellan-Jones's report on HS2 followed by a studio discussion.
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FactCheck: Why the numbers don’t add up on HS2 | The FactCheck Blog

FactCheck: Why the numbers don’t add up on HS2 | The FactCheck Blog | HS2 - The Midlands and beyond | Scoop.it
On the day it announced the biggest infrastructure project for generations, the DfT released two different figures for how much it will cost, and is currently unable to offer an explanation why.
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HS2 Northern Branches Discussion - RailUK Forums

HS2 Northern Branches Discussion Infrastructure & Stations
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Forget Camden link and re-route HS2 high-speed line to Stratford, urges rail expert | Camden New Journal

Forget Camden link and re-route HS2 high-speed line to Stratford, urges rail expert | Camden New Journal | HS2 - The Midlands and beyond | Scoop.it
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Cameron to stress importance of HS2 - FT.com

Cameron to stress importance of HS2 - FT.com | HS2 - The Midlands and beyond | Scoop.it
David Cameron will seek to head off criticism of the proposed £32.7bn high speed rail link between London and the north of England by insisting the line is “vital” to help secure economic prosperity.
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Trees on HS2 line are nothing more than a 'crude PR stunt', says former minister - Telegraph

Trees on HS2 line are nothing more than a 'crude PR stunt', says former minister - Telegraph | HS2 - The Midlands and beyond | Scoop.it
Government plans to plant four million trees along the HS2 route to help it blend in with the countryside are a “crude bit of public relations”, a former Cabinet minister has said.
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Andrea Leadsom | Local Issues | High Speed Rail

Andrea Leadsom | Local Issues | High Speed Rail | HS2 - The Midlands and beyond | Scoop.it
Website for Andrea Leadsom, Conservative Member of Parliament for South Northamptonshire
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The Rail Enthusiast's View: HS2 is "the wrong route & the wrong speed"

Railfuture responds to plans for "the wrong route" for a planned new 225mph railway between London & Birmingham. From BBC Oxford News, 15th April 2011
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