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Is HS2 worth the money?

During this morning's programme, the government announced that it's going ahead with a new high-speed rail line between London and Birmingham cutting through Buckinghamshire.

The project is expected to cost 32 billion pounds.

It's the first stage of a plan to extend the link to Manchester and Leeds, and possibly into Scotland. Ministers say it's crucial to ease overcrowding.

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Tue 10 Jan 2012 09:00