An inquiry by a cross party committee of MPs has concluded that the HS2 project should go ahead because the alternatives on offer would not be able to cope with demand.
The group heard from a number of witnesses about the pros and cons of the proposed £33 billion pound rail link.
The MPs reject accusations from those opposed to HS2 that the evidence they considered was flawed.
A new centre that aims to reduce crime on public transport has opened today.
It brings together West Midlands and British transport police to monitor all the CCTV cameras on the transport network.
A new centre that aims to reduce crime on public transport has opened today where West Midlands and British transport police monitor CCTV.Read the full story ›
A £1.2 million CCTV command centre dedicated to tackling crime and anti-social behaviour on transport networks in the West Midlands has officially opened today.
Northamptonshire South MP Andrea Leadsom has raised further concerns over the High Speed 2 rail link from London to Birmingham.Read the full story ›
The Government will publish plans for the second phase of the HS2 high-speed rail project in the autumn.Read the full story ›
An 80 miles per hour speed limit is to be tested on several sections of the motorways in the Midlands.Read the full story ›