HS2 at risk of derailing at top speeds, report finds [Telegraph]





Date: 12/03/2016

Trains on Britains HS2 rail scheme are at risk of derailment and catastrophic track failure, according to previously secret research commissioned by HS2 itself. Engineering changes will be needed to make the project safe, the study says. The alterations will raise costs, increase journey times, or both, and will collapse the schemes already shaky business case, according to opponents.


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