The preferred route of phase two running northwards from Birmingham will have five stops at: Manchester; Manchester Airport; Toton in the East Midlands; Sheffield; and Leeds, reports The BBC.
Chancellor George Osborne said it was “the engine for growth in the north and the midlands of this country”.
Phase one’s London-Birmingham link has faced considerable opposition.
Sharon Jobson was at a real estate course in London, Ont., on Wednesday morning, doing her best to concentrate and, after a sleepless night, failing miserably. She was feeling frazzled and frayed, hurt and angry, almost as though she had been “ripped wide open” all over again by her son John’s tragic death.
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