The Financial Times leads with the HS2 announcement, with the paper calling the project a “political gamble”.
The Guardian says Prime Minister Boris Johnson is staking his reputation on the project, which aims to “boost capacity and cut fares and journey times”, while the Daily Express calls the project Mr Johnson’s “biggest gamble yet”.
Metro jokes with the name of the project as High Spend 2, with estimated costs of £106 billion, while the i says it is the largest infrastructure project in Europe.
The Daily Mail leads with fears the NHS will be “overwhelmed by an old-age health crisis”.
The Sun carries an interview with Paul Hollywood’s ex-girlfriend.