HS2 has a strong case for pressing the pause button

Originally published on 51M. The Department for Transport, to the sound of much celebration, announced details of the new East Anglia franchise. By 2021 there will be 1,144 additional week day services; improved connections; 1,040 new carriages; and 32,000 more seats for the morning…

HS2: Is it too big to fail?

Writeyou Cheryl Gillan MP HS2: Is it too big to fail? Posted by Cheryl Gillan MP on 17 August 2016 For nearly seven years, much has been written about HS2, the proposed railway line to connect London to Birmingham, then on to Manchester and…

HS2 It’s time to think again

0203 286 8701 [email protected]   Let Your MP Know About HS2 As you will be aware, there is a new Secretary of State for Transport. There are also at least six cabinet members who are sceptical about HS2. It is therefore time to remind your MP…

Now HS2 really is taking Liberties

Now HS2 really is taking Liberties: Britain’s new high-speed rail line is set to pass just 800 yards from Tudor-era cottage owned by a descendant of department store’s founder HS2 scheduled to pass just 800 yards from 500-year-old Field End Grange Cottage owned by…