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HS2 route protected from future developments, full report

The first phase of the high speed rail project, HS2, reached another significant milestone today.

The Government announced it has protected the proposed route from any new development which would conflict with the aim to build a railway line.

The Department for Transport calls it 'safeguarding'. It also helps people living on the route to apply for compensation.

Our transport correspondent Keith Wilkinson reports.

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