Quicker journey times for Londoners travelling north

While plans to include Heathrow in the new high speed rail link have been put on hold today's announcements promise quicker journey times for Londoners travelling north.

But plans to connect it with the world's busiest airport have been halted - until a decision is made on future airport capacity.

Dan Hewitt reports:

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Heathrow HS2 link on hold

Plans to build a branch of the high speed rail link to Heathrow have been put on hold pending a review of future airport capacity.