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High speed rail announcement

The Government is expected to announce the route for the controversial high speed rail link North of Birmingham.

It is anticipated that the network will dramatically cut travel times between the North West and the Capital.

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High Speed Rail announcement

The Government is due to announce two new stations in the North West as part of the controversial High Speed Rail line linking London with Birmingham and the North.

One of the stations is expected to be built at Manchester Airport with another built somewhere in the centre of the City.

It is also anticipated that Crewe in Cheshire will be a stop off point for the link, also known as HS2.

The Government says the line will seamlessly integrate with the West Coast Main line once the trains have passed north through Birmingham.

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