‘We won’t be the ones to blink first’
Campaigners have stepped up their fight against plans that could see trains thundering through their village on a new high speed rail route.
Crofton Against HS2 Group held a public meeting on Friday, which included a presentation from MP Jon Trickett, to discuss the proposed HS2 route.
They say Crofton has been unnecessarily targeted in the fresh HS2 plans, released in July, which propose a new track through the village and a train depot.
More than 300 people packed into Crofton Community Centre in Wakefield on Friday to discuss the campaign against the proposals. Jonathan Pile, chairman of... read more