A tree stands along the proposed route of the high speed rail project (HS2) near Polesworth, central England, September 9, 2013. Britain's transport secretary said the UK's planned HS2 high-speed rail... more 
A tree stands along the proposed route of the high speed rail project (HS2) near Polesworth, central England, September 9, 2013. Britain's transport secretary said the UK's planned HS2 high-speed rail network was "essential" to the country after a group of MPs criticised the project. REUTERS/Darren Staples (BRITAIN - Tags: BUSINESS POLITICS TRANSPORT) less 
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