Government to address doubts about HS 2 rail link

Computer impression of HS2 train Credit: PA

The Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin is expected in Manchester to address people's concerns over the HS2 high-speed rail link.

Earlier this week, the Supreme Court ruled the Government wasn't cutting corners to get the controversial project through Parliament.

Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin Credit: PA

Supporters of the proposed scheme say it'll reduce journey times between the north west and London and create jobs. But there are concerns about the effect the new line may have on the environment.

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