HS2: Eastern leg of high-speed line to Leeds scrapped

by 24britishtvNov. 18, 2021, 8:50 p.m. 21
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The government has been accused of committing a "great train robbery" after Grant Shapps confirmed the eastern leg of HS2 has been scrapped and plans for Northern Powerhouse Rail have been downgraded. The Transport Secretary told MPs that a new £96bn Integrated Rail Plan for the north and the Midlands will instead deliver "faster" train journeys both earlier and cheaper than the original HS2 plans would have done. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/skynews For more content go to http://news.sky.com and download our apps: Apple: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/sky-news/id316391924?mt=8 Android https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.bskyb.skynews.android&hl=en_GB Sky News videos are now available in Spanish here/Los video de Sky News están disponibles en español aquí https://www.youtube.com/channel/skynewsespanol

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