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HS2 project condemned by MPs

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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. 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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