UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has approved a controversial high-speed rail project connecting London to northern England.
Known as HS2, the line will cut journey times, allowing the UK to match other European nations which already have extensive high-speed rail.
Al Jazeera’s Emma Haywood reports from Birmingham, England.
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