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National Trust's fears over HS2

The National Trust is outlining its concerns about the impact of HS2, the new high speed rail line from London to Birmingham.

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The National Trust outlines its concerns about High Speed 2

Concerns over the high speed rail link - HS2 - took a new twist today - with The National Trust saying it feared the route would badly affect historic land and property.

The Government wants to build the £32 billion pound scheme from London to Birmingham - but there are many opponents.

The Trust says four key historic sites will be seriously affected by the route through Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire - tourist attractions like Claydon House, Waddesdon Manor, Hartwell House and Coombe Hill.

Our transport correspondent Mike Pearse reports.

Mike Pearse spoke to Ian Wilson from the National Trust.

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