There is fresh controversy tonight over plans for a high speed rail link between Birmingham and London.
New figures have revealed that two-thirds of people who have applied for compensation for "exceptional hardship" have had their claims rejected.
The HS2 project has led to many people failing to sell their homes. One man facing property blight, says he is being treated for depression and his wife is having to leave her job because of the strain they are under. Our transport correspondent Keth Wilkinson reports.