Link from West Midlands to Manchester and Leeds put on hold for six months, says reportThe bill for the HS2 high-speed rail link could soar to £106bn, according to a government review that will raise further concerns about the controversial project.The unpublished report warns there is a “considerable risk” that costs could rise by another 20% compared with the last estimate, which priced the project at about £81bn to 88bn. The original budget for HS2 was £34bn. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2020/jan/20/hs2-costs-government-review-west-midlands-manchester-leeds
Author : Kalyeena Makortoff
Publish date : 2020-01-20 08:30:11
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