Campaigners lose legal fight over Oxbridge expressway 'preferred corridor' decision

A bid by campaigners to challenge the Department for Transport's (DfT's) selection of a "preferred corridor" for the proposed Oxford to Cambridge Expressway on environmental impact grounds has been blocked by the High Court after a judge ruled that the scheme's route had not yet reached a stage where formal environmental or habitat assessments were required.

by Michael Donnelly
Cothill Fen, Oxfordshire (Pic: Mick Crawley Geograph)
Cothill Fen, Oxfordshire (Pic: Mick Crawley Geograph)

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