Poll: Is it time for HS2 to be scrapped?

With the news that the cost of HS2 could spiral to at least £80 billion, we are asking Star readers if it is time to scrap the controversial rail project.

Poll: Is it time for HS2 to be scrapped?

The new figure – double the current estimated cost of the high speed train line – was revealed in a report by the Institute for Economic Affairs published today.

Campaigners immediately spoke of their shock and backed the IEA's calls for the scheme to be scrapped.

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