Commons Committee critical of HS2 costs

The House of Commons Public Accounts Committee has criticised the spiralling costs of the proposed HS2 rail link to the North West. The high speed line is due to connect Manchester with London by 2033. It is being predicted that the cost of the project will exceed the £42 billion budget.

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HS2 row continues

MPs from the Commons public accounts committee have called for the Department of Transport to provide more detailed evidence to support the estimated £50 billion investment.