Greening insists HS2 will go ahead despite rumours

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The Transport Secretary insists the High Speed Rail project linking Birmingham with London will go ahead.

Justine Greening has denied reports that the £32 billion project would be shelved.

Last week the Spectator Magazine quoted an unnamed Minister saying the scheme was effectively dead.

Critics say HS2 is a waste of money.

But the Transport Secretary predicted that one day the line would be seen as a thing of beauty.

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