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Home owners seek HS2 compensation, full report

Residents who say their homes could be demolished to make way for the high speed rail route say they're furious because they still haven't heard any details about a compensation package.

They live in cottages that were built for railway workers more than 140 years ago and say this isn't just about fast trains, but an entire community being wiped out.

A spokesperson for HS2 Ltd says the firm will work closely with communities and interested parties to find the right balance between delivering essential infrastructure and respecting the rights and concerns of those most affected.

Rajiv Popat reports.

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