By Andy RodenFeature
Priorities? The ghostly outlines of office blocks above HS2’s Euston station are part of the reason for its huge costs. Could a railway-focused facility be delivered quicker and more cheaply? Courtesy HS2 Ltd
When the Government announced it would pause work on High Speed 2’s Phase 2a and Euston station, the consensus was that it was a bizarre (to use one of the more polite terms) decision. Publication of the National Audit Office’s report on cost increases at Euston, however, shines a very different light on things.