HS2 braces for more cuts as government eyes wholesale review


Eastern link could be binned after being scaled back in Intergrated Rail Plan nearly two years ago

Long delays and cuts to stretches of HS2 have been put on the table, with the megaproject reportedly set for yet another wholesale review.

According to The Times newspaper, the Department for Transport (DfT) is poised to commission HS2 Ltd to take over two internal government probes to examine the scheme in its entirety as they seek to contain runaway costs on the job.

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