HS2: construction of £106bn high-speed rail line officially starts  The GuardianView Full coverage on Google News

Work on the controversial rail line formally starts on Friday, with Boris Johnson saying it will "fire up growth".Work on the controversial rail line formally starts on Friday, with Boris Johnson saying it will "fire up growth".

HS2 rail project work begins with pledge of 22,000 jobs - BBC News

Given the go-ahead on January 10, 2012, Europe's largest infrastructure project will today move from enabling works to full construction - with shovels finally going in the ground.Given the go-ahead on January 10, 2012, Europe's largest infrastructure project will today move from enabling works to full construction - with shovels finally going in the ground.

Boris Johnson hails controversial rail link as engine for jobs growth as construction starts at last | Daily Mail Online

HS2 was passing the “point of no return” today with Boris Johnson signalling the formal start of construction work, ending a decade of debate over the multibillion-pound line.Contractors will beginHS2 was passing the “point of no return” today with Boris Johnson signalling the formal start of construction work, ending a decade of debate over the multibillion-pound line.Contractors will begin