HS2 - High Speed Rail 2

It will cost £50 billion, take at least 20 years and cause havoc among Tory voters in the shires. Can the coalition really win the battle for HS2?


George Osborne: Very good at digging holes

George Osborne's 'northern powerhouse' speech in full

Read the script of the chancellor's speech setting out the case for linking northern England's cities together - and using a new high-speed rail link to do so, to boot - delivered in Manchester this morning


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Infographic: HS2, more than a railway

Infographic: HS2, more than a railway

An infographic showcasing the economic benefits of the HS2 north-south new rail link project.

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