An artist's impression issued by HS2 of the proposed HS2 station at Euston. It's one of Britain's most ambitious transport projects: a high-speed rail network costing £56 billion (US$72.9 billion). Photo: Handout
An artist's impression issued by HS2 of the proposed HS2 station at Euston. It's one of Britain's most ambitious transport projects: a high-speed rail network costing £56 billion (US$72.9 billion). Photo: Handout

China presses on with interest in UK’s high speed rail project with high level meeting in Beijing

  • HS2 is the largest high speed rail project in Europe, but there are growing concerns in the UK about its cost and economic benefit
  • Members of China’s government and biggest state-owned railway companies met with HS2 chief executive Mark Thurston in Beijing earlier this month

An artist's impression issued by HS2 of the proposed HS2 station at Euston. It's one of Britain's most ambitious transport projects: a high-speed rail network costing £56 billion (US$72.9 billion). Photo: Handout
An artist's impression issued by HS2 of the proposed HS2 station at Euston. It's one of Britain's most ambitious transport projects: a high-speed rail network costing £56 billion (US$72.9 billion). Photo: Handout
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