The row behind the route: HS2 plans revealed

As the HS2 route is revealed campaigners have labelled the high speed train line a white elephant. There have also been protests outside the constituency office of Chancellor George Osborne in Tatton, an area the route will cross.

ITV News Political Correspondent Carl Dinnen reports:

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High speed rail route revealed

The routes of high speed rail links to cities in the north of England have been unveiled in a move that will cut journey times and what the Government hopes will act as an "engine for growth" for the economy.