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.
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Humid, dry and warm start to the weekend, but turning fresher and wetter on Sunday afternoon