The projected cost of building the London to Birmingham section is estimated at £17 Billion.
The time saved on a journey from London to Birmingham is 23 minutes.
Obviously when Manchester and Leeds are incorporated the time saved will be greated but it seems like a lot of money for the times involved.
Besides which I've always believed that the UK's biggest transport problem isn't between cities but within them.
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