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HS2 to be replaced by ‘Motorway+’

Government Ministers were today putting the final touches to a plan to scrap the £40 billion HS2 scheme in favour of building a motorway that links London and Manchester, where the maximum speed is to be increased to a scaremongering 75mph.

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Posted: Nov 27th, 2013
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HS2 abandoned in favour of rebuilding Birmingham 10 minutes closer to London

now to overcome the language barrier‘This would shorten journey times between London and Birmingham by the same amount as HS2, but would also have the added benefit of reducing the length of the M40, delivering a significant boost to the road haulage industry.’

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Posted: Jul 28th, 2013
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HS2 route to be tunnelled under Brussels to get to China more quickly

not so much Hu, but WenThe government has today announced plans to vary the route through which it obtains capital funding by avoiding Brussels completely and extending the line to China.

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Posted: Dec 3rd, 2011
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Shock decision to cancel HS2 as 23 minute saving is ‘bugger all’

The incoming Transport Minister, Justine Greening, has announced the cancellation of the High Speed 2 rail project which would have linked London and Birmingham. Speaking from her constituency home in Putney, Ms Greening said, ‘looking at the facts, it has become clear that shortening the journey time between London and Birmingham by 23 minutes isn’t really going to revive the economy.’

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Posted: Oct 19th, 2011
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