The deputy chairman of a Government-commissioned review into HS2 has launched a scathing attack on its report.
A recommendation that HS2 should continue to be built in full despite soaring costs has been welcomed by political leaders in the North.
HS2 should continue to be built in full despite costs soaring to £88 billion, a review of the scheme has reportedly indicated.
Six regional bosses of a UK business organisation have urged the Government to build HS2 in full, amid a Government-commissioned review which could lead to all or part of the high-speed rail network being scrapped.
HS2 should be scrapped in favour of upgrading existing rail routes and building new rail links between mainlines, according to a free market think tank.
Politicians in the North have hit out after reports the HS2 rail route to Leeds and Sheffield could be scrapped under cost-cutting plans.
Work affecting ancient woodlands in the path of HS2 has been put off until next year, the company building the high-speed railway has said.
Chris Packham and climate protesters have set up a woodland outside the headquarters of HS2 to campaign against the destruction of trees to create the high speed rail line.
Clearances of ancient woodland for HS2 must be stopped while the project is reviewed unless they are necessary to avoid major costs and delays, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced.
Current train journey times between major Midlands cities and Leeds could be slashed under “game-changer” proposals for part of the HS2 project.
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has agreed to meet with Labour after the party claimed it has been left out of cross-party talks on the future of HS2.
HS2 could be delayed by up to seven years and run £26 billion over budget, according to Transport Secretary Grant Shapps.
Ministers knew HS2 was over-budget at least three years ago, it has been reported.
Nearly 2,000 people travel between Glasgow and London every day by Virgin Trains, an increase of almost a third in six years, according to new figures.
An ancient, sub-tropical coastline dating back 56 million years has been found in west London by engineers working on the new high speed rail line.
People travelling by train from Dundee to London have been warned they face severe disruption over the August bank holiday.