High-speed rail 'losers' revealed
19 October 2013 Last updated at 17:57 BST
The areas that could lose out if a new north-to-south rail link were built, have been revealed for the first time.
HS2 would make more than 50 places across the UK worse off - among them Aberdeen, Bristol and Cardiff.
The previously unseen research by accountants KPMG was released in a freedom of information request passed to the BBC Newsnight programme.
Tom Barton reports.