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Will high speed rail pay its way?

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The campaign in favour of high speed rail is raising money from train companies to help bolster its case to counter opponents of the £17bn project to build a high speed rail line between London and Birmingham.

Professor David Begg, director of the Campaign for High Speed Rail, and Jerry Marshall, chairman of Aghast, a federation of 75 organisations opposed to the project, debate if some people will ever be won over to the issue.


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