A lawyer from the firm who represented High Speed 2 Action Alliance (HS2AA) - who won a case against the government today - expressed delight over the victory on the compensation challenge.
This was never a Nimby argument. Many thousands of people living along the route will not be able to sell their homes for some 15 years because their homes are blighted.
They should not have to bear the burden for this national project.
We hope now that proper arrangements are put in place by the Government for compensation for those who live by the proposed HS2 route to make it possible for them to move if and when they wish, in the same way that the rest of us can.
More top news
ITV News has learned that VW is testing a new system to alert drivers whether they are affected by the emissions scandal.
China's slowdown means this year's global economic growth will slip to the lowest level since the recession in 2009, the IMF predicts.
David Cameron has defended the Home Secretary's immigration speech, calling it a good, thoughtful speech" on how to control immigration.