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The HS2 rail project is out of date and out of control. But it can still be halted | Simon Jenkins9 Aug 9:20am

The HS2 rail project is out of date and out of control. But it can still be halted | Simon Jenkins

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Britain is cutting care homes and children’s centres, yet blowing £80bn on a railway line that has failed every viability testVanity projects are like foreign wars. They ensnare politicians and drive them mad. A high-speed rail track from London to Birmingham and beyond was first sold to David Cameron in 2009 as a glamorous alternative to a third runway at Heathrow, which he had
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