11 cottages in Long Eaton are at risk of being demolished to make way for the HS2 extension from Birmingham to Leeds.
The home owners are now trying to obtain compensation. They weren't aware of the plans until a television news crew knocked on their door to ask for their reaction.
An influential group of MPs says the DfT has failed to present 'a convincing strategic case' for HS2.
Campaigners say they hope to put plans for HS2 through the Midlands back to square one as they prepare to go to the High Court tomorrow.
Campaigners from HS2 Action Alliance are heading to London tomorrow to take on the Government at the Court of Appeal.