Dr Richard Wellings quoted in The Times
The IEA’s Head of Transport, Dr Richard Wellings, said: “The decision to go ahead with HS2 is deeply disappointing. With the predicted costs ballooning to £106 billion, the costs are now likely to exceed the benefits, and the project is highly unlikely to transform the north in the ways that have been promised.
“Investment in alternative schemes such as incremental improvements to existing infrastructure in northern towns and cities would deliver far larger economic gains.”
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