Proposed route of high-speed rail line
The proposed route of the high-speed rail line in detail with clickable map links.BBC News: Proposed route of high-speed rail line
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Pete Waterman backs Midlands high-speed rail link
Britain will be left behind other European countries if it does not get a high-speed rail link, pop mogul Pete Waterman has said.BBC News: Pete Waterman backs London-Birmingham high-speed rail link
The entrepreneur and rail enthusiast spoke out after meeting objectors to the proposed HS2 scheme.
"I do feel sorry for some people," he said, "but we've got to look at what's good for Britain."
The £33bn HS2 scheme will create a non-stop 250mph train link between the capital and the second city.
- Mary Rhodes
- Isabel Webster
- Pete Waterman