In my 70 years of being in Yorkshire, especially Sheffield, rail development has always left us behind, but I believed that this would not be so with HS2. However, it seems that past experience is coming true again.
London appears to get anything it wishes for, but not the East of the Pennines.
No mention was made of Manchester so I assume that HS2 will be being extended up the West of the Pennines, so a double blow for the East.
So, much for the ‘Northern Powerhouse’, broken promises again, but not for London.