How HS2 went off the rails

The high speed railway HS2 has been quietly graded ‘red’ by the government’s infrastructure watchdog, meaning successful delivery appears unachievable. The cost of the line - planned to run between London, and central and northern England - is at £71 billion so far; nearly £2,500 for every UK household. So what went wrong? Who’s got rich off this? And will it ever be finished?

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Guest: Oliver Wright, Policy Editor, The Times.

Host: Luke Jones.

Clips: Channel 4, HS2 Ltd, GB News, BBC, Parliament Live, The Guardian, Sky.

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