Political correspondent Joe Pike is joined by guests Emma Hardy MP (Lab), Lee Rowley MP (Con), and Lord Scriven (Lib Dem).Read the full story ›
The Government has announced they will conduct an independent review to consider 'whether and how' HS2 should proceed.Read the full story ›
Boris Johnson has praised plans for Northern Powerhouse Rail but maintained the costs of the HS2 project need to be looked at.Read the full story ›
Members of Yorkshire against HS2 will raise their concerns with Transport Minister Paul Maynard this afternoon.Read the full story ›
The Transport Secretary says people in South Yorkshire whose homes will be bulldozed to make way for the HS2 rail line will be guaranteed a 'comparable home.'
The Government says 16 houses on the Shimmer estate in Mexborough will be knocked down.
Chris Grayling spoke in the Commons last night to respond to concerns raised by people living in the area.
Campaigners have reacted angrily after the government announced that HS2 will follow the 'eastern' route.Read the full story ›
Campaigners have reacted angrily after the Government announced the route for HS2, which will force the demolition of newly-built housing estate in South Yorkshire.
"The route in South Yorkshire will be the route consulted in 2016 which in part follows the M1 and M18, serves Sheffield City Centre via a spur from the HS2 line and includes provision for a northern junction allowing trains to run between Sheffield and Leeds city centres using HS2."
A family of farming brothers say they will see their homes destroyed and business disrupted if the new High Speed 2 rail line goes ahead as expected.
It's thought the Government will confirm later that the route will go straight through the Schofield brother's land in Mexborough.
The brothers claim they've had no communication with HS2 planners even though it will mean bulldozing their houses. Here's Christopher Schofield.
An announcement on the HS2 route is due at 3.30pm. Transport Secretary Chris Grayling says those people who are going to be affected by the HS2 route need to be 'properly compensated' and 'properly looked after'.
The government's 'preferred' option goes through Aston, Bramley, Mexborough and the Dearne Valley.Read the full story ›