What do you think about the controversial HS2 scheme?

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What do you think about the controversial HS2 scheme?

Plans to build a new high-speed rail link - HS2 - is aimed at improving transport links and boosting the economy in London. 

But the controversial scheme has been the subject of criticism due to queries over the exact route it will take and how it will affect those living near it. 

Work is due to start on the project in 2017 and the first trains should be running between Birmingham and London by 2026.

Alison Earle explains more. 

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