Doubts raised over value of HS2

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HS2 protest
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Demand for the HS2 high-speed rail project has "likely been overestimated" and the £33 billion project does not offer good value for money, according to a report by a think-tank.

Evidence that HS2 will promote economic growth or tackle the north-south divide is "limited", the report from the New Economics Foundation (NEF) said.