Campaigner’s shock images highlight possible HS2 impact on Mexborough estate

ANTI-HS2 campaigner Richard Howell said concern over the competence of the firm behind a controversial rail line was behind his creation of a shock image of how the link’s towering viaducts could look.

The dramatic picture by the Crofton Against HS2 and Yorkshire Against HS2 member aims to show how HS2 could affect the under-construction Shimmer housing estate.

Mr Howell also created an image of what he thought might happen if there was a high speed rail crash in the community.

The Department for Transport and HS2 want to build a high speed line through Rotherham along the so-called “M18 route” from Aston and Aughton up to Mexborough and the Dearne Valley.

Read on… http://www.rotherhamadvertiser.co.uk/news/view,campaigners-shock-images-highlight-possible-hs2-impact-on-mexborough-estate_25369.htm

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