Anti-HS2 route campaigners arrive at court

HS2 campaigners
Campaigners fighting HS2 rail link arrive at the High Court Credit: Mike Pearse

Campaigners challenging the Government's consultation into the proposed High Speed Two (HS2) rail link which would cut through the Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire countryside have arrived at the High Court. A decision is due on a judicial review into the matter.

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High speed ahead for HS2 route

The High Court has revealed the results of a Judicial Review into the HS2 rail link plans. Most of the legal challenges from campaigners fighting the plans were dismissed, but the Government was told its consultation on compensation was 'unlawful'.