Day 2 of hunger strike for HS2 protestor in ‘150ft’ crane at Euston Station

A HS2 protester is on hunger strike for a second day, inside a “150ft” crane at Euston Station.

HS2 Rebellion activist Leayn (34) scaled the crane yesterday morning and dropped a banner reading “HS2 is corrupt”.

HS2 construction at Euston Station Credit: PA

HS2 said the protest along with the ongoing climate demonstrations across London are dangerous and put “unnecessary strain on the emergency services”.

The protester is a part of campaign group, HS2 Rebellion Credit: PA

Construction work on the controversial high-speed rail project is officially due to begin on Friday.

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