Fields between Aylesbury and Birmingham
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Speeded up footage shows the HS2 route from above

A controversial new high-speed rail line between London and Birmingham has been approved by the government.

The plan includes extra tunnelling for some sections of the route, in response to environmental concerns.

This speeded up footage roughly follows the route from above, finishing just short of the terminus in Birmingham.

  • 10 Jan 2012