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Regular news: Issue 577 12 Aug 2011

HS2 ‘vital to support city-region jobs growth’

High-Speed Rail

The DfT has dramatically underestimated the ability of high-speed rail to transform the economies of Britain’s major cities, says a report for the Core Cities Group of local authorities.

The Campaign for High Speed Rail seized on the report, saying: “1 million jobs rely on the support of the Government’s investment in high-speed rail… In total, 400,000 jobs could be created in Britain’s core cities, with many more in the areas they serve.”

The report,...

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