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Fears for ancient woodlands under HS2 plan

AN AREA of ancient woodland in Rotherham will one of four destroyed or damaged if HS2 goes ahead with its proposed high speed rail route through South Yorkshire, it has been claimed. Conservation charity the Woodland Trust said Nicker Wood … Continue reading

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Report questions viability of HS2 scheme

A NEW report has called into question the viability of the entire HS2 rail scheme on the grounds of cost, poor benefits and technological miscalculations. The scheme is branded a waste of money which will cost billions more than expected … Continue reading

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Dearne MP demands HS2 route rethink

A RETHINK of the newly-proposed high speed rail route through South Yorkshire has been urged by an MP. John Healey wants HS2 Ltd to reconsider the new route it revealed weeks ago which will take the line through Aston, Bramley, … Continue reading

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Economic analysis needed on HS2 route change

An economic assessment has yet to be done on the new proposed route of the HS2 line through Rotherham, recommended changes to which came “out of the blue” earlier this month. Construction on HS2, the high speed North to South … Continue reading

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