Discussion are underway at a fair in Manchester on potential job opportunities on the proposed HS2 rail link to the North West. The government hope to create hundreds of jobs on the project
The consultation into the proposed HS2 link between London and Manchester starts today. Its the second phase of the scheme. The Transport Secretary met engineering students at the City's Metropolitan University ahead of a jobs summit to look at the skills needed for the new line.
The Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin meets engineering students at Manchester Metropolitan University ahead of the conference on the potential HS2 jobs boost.