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The financial logic behind HS2 is collapsing. It’s time to pull the plug

9 February 2019

9:00 AM

9 February 2019

9:00 AM

No one is in any doubt about the problem facing Britain’s railways. Over the past decade, rail fares have risen twice as fast as salaries. Yet across the national network, overcrowding is at record levels, cancellations are spiralling and passenger dissatisfaction is at a ten-year high. Yet ministers are about to start pouring £4.5

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