high speed rail

Jim Pickard

I wrote this morning that more than 400 business leaders and entrepreneurs have put their backing behind Britain’s proposed High Speed 2 rail route.

The story hasn’t been covered anywhere else; not even the BBC, as far as I can work out. This is curious given the wave of publicity given back in the spring to an “anti” letter, led by Lord Wolfson, chief executive of Next – which had only 21 signatures. This new pro letter has 20 times as many signatures