Decision on bid to stop £42 billion HS2 due later

General view of Toton sidings at Nottingham where the train is set to run through.
General view of Toton sidings at Nottingham where the train is set to run through. Credit: PA Wire

Campaigners against a new high-speed rail line from London to the Midlands will find out later if they've won a legal challenge to try and stop the £42 billion scheme going ahead.

Opponents of HS2 - including several Midlands councils - claim the project will be too expensive. A decision is expected at The Court of Appeal.

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