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Financial Times: HS2 scraps key high-speed rail contract after allegations of conflict ITV: HS2: Firm handed high-speed rail contract pull out...

The New HS2 Route Through Leicestershire

The new route of HS2 through Leicestershire is not impressing many, including another set of people at yet another new housing estate that HS2 Ltd decided to impact, because they didn’t know it existed. Here are reports from the BBC and ITV, ahead of the meeting on Tuesday, earlier this week.


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How the HS2 Announcement Went Down in Yorkshire

On Wednesday, HS2 Ltd said that the route of Phase 2b through Yorkshire is still undecided. Here’s how it was reported by Calendar and Look North.

 

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HS2: Is it worth it?

On Tuesday the ITV Tonight Programme covered the issue of HS2, asking the question ‘Is it worth it?’. Here is the full broadcast:

 

 

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Some Recent News Items

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Mirror: ‘Northern Powerhouse’ department to close Sheffield office and move 247 jobs to London Get West London: Council gives March deadline...

Some recent news items

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The Independent: Network Rail embroiled in conflict of interest row over its new ‘special director’  The Independent: Experts surprised at HS2’s...

Some Recent News Items

Montage of News Headlines
Nottingham_Post: HS2: Should Toton Sidings become a Village Green? BBC: HS2 ‘U-turn’ leads to uncertainty in Euston Star: Entire...

Floods could sink HS2?

BBC News Chief Political Correspondent Norman Smith suggests that HS2 could one of the biggest casualties of the floods....
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