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Government 'contradictory' on high speed rail


Is high-speed rail a green way to travel? One of the UK's most active environmental campaigners, George Monbiot, is arguing that plans to develop Britain's railways should be re-examined.

Mr Monbiot, and Sir Richard Leese the leader of Manchester City Council, discuss the future of high-speed rail.

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