Government insists the HS2 rail link is going to happen
The High Speed 2 rail link between London and the north is "ready to happen" and "going to happen", Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has insisted as he reiterated the Government's support for the controversial project.
He said the UK had achieved a "great track record over the last 200 years" which must continue, envisioning that the estimated £55.7 billion project would help create an Elizabethan age of British rail.
Mr Grayling told an HS2 conference in East London: "It is ready to happen, it is going to happen, and it's going to make a massive... read more
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