Ministers have found an extra £500million to pay for a new tunnel under the Chilterns to pacify MPs who have been protesting against the high speed rail link between London and Birmingham, The Daily Telegraph can disclose.
via Extra £500m for high-speed rail tunnel to protect Chilterns at The Telegraph. I have no further information.
The project still wouldn’t make sense, but at least the AONB would not be scarred. That would be little compensation when finally the penny drops that the age of grand government projects is over.