Artist's impression of what the HS2 line will look like
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'Build HS2 quicker' says chairman

Construction work on the northern section of the £50bn HS2 rail link should be accelerated, project chairman Sir David Higgins has said.

In a report for the government, he says the second phase of the project should be completed by 2027, six years earlier than originally planned.

Andy Moore reports.

  • 17 Mar 2014
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