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Will high speed rail pay its way?


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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