Monthly archive: October, 2013

HS2: Some answers to the critics

Jim Steer outlines how the Government’s business case answers HS2 critics.

Vote on the HS2 Paving Bill

on today’s vote on the HS2 Paving Bill, Lawrie Quinn, Chair of the Railway Engineers Forum, said…

Strategic Business Case for High Speed 2

Commenting on the Department for Transport release of the updated Strategic Business Case for High Speed 2, Lawrie Quinn, Chair of the Railway Engineers Forum, said: The updated business case is hugely welcome, and paints a compelling picture of the wide-ranging economic and transport benefits that HS2 will bring. As many of us who have [ … ]

The Strategic Case for HS2

A policy paper setting out the strategic reasons for building HS2; the new north to south high speed rail line between London, Birmingham, Leeds and Manchester.

Investing in Britain’s Future: Why we need HS2

A Government leaflet setting out the case for HS2 in straight forward terms.

HS2 Strategic Alternatives

A study by Atkins for the Department for Transport considering the extent to which capacity and connectivity upgrades to the conventional rail network.