Five legal challenges against HS2 to be heard in December

The High Court has set a timetable for five judicial reviews of the government’s controversial high-speed rail line. Critics claim it was not properly assessed.

Legal challenges will be heard against the government's controversial HS2 railway (credit: Lichfield Live CC BY 2.0)Five legal challenges to the government’s proposed £16.3bn high-speed rail line (HS2) will be heard together in the High Court on 3 December, a judge has announced.

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