Maverick railway engineers from Yorkshire hoping to stop HS2 in its tracks
Two railway engineers from Yorkshire believe they have come up with an alternative to HS2 which could save £20bn. Chris Burn reports on their fight to convince the Government.
As David and Goliath battles go, Colin Elliff and Quentin Macdonald would have struggled to choose a more mighty opponent. The two railway engineers are taking on HS2 Ltd, the Government-sponsored company which is charged with delivering the country’s new high-speed railway network with the support of a £56bn budget and 1,500 members of staff.
But after a decade of hard work of drawing up their alternative high-speed... read more
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