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High Court HS2 decision expected to be announced

The High Court in Central London Credit: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

The High Court is expected to give its ruling on a number of legal challenges to the government's plans for HS2 later today.

Opponents of the high speed rail plans are asking a judge in London to declare the multi-billion pound project legally flawed and to reconsider the plans.

The first phase of HS2 would see a high-speed railway line running from London to Birmingham.

If successful, the legal challenge could potentially delay the scheme for years.

The HS2 Phase Two route Credit: ITV News Central

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