Andy Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester, has said the Government's HS2 strategy is the "wrong plan, both for Greater Manchester and for the North as a whole."
Transport for the North (TfN) is going back to Government with proposals it hopes could revive the scrapped plans for the Midlands to Leeds leg of HS2.
The Department for Transport (DfT) has published its new plans that sets out £96 billion of investment in rail across England.
The Department for Transport (DfT) has scrapped plans for the eastern leg of HS2 to Leeds, but is pushing ahead with £96 billion of rail improvements.
Infrastructure, ‘levelling up’ and the environment have been outlined in the Queen’s Speech as the Government’s priorities for the new parliamentary session.
A cycleway alongside HS2 was part of the vision for the project, and would deliver health, congestion and economic benefits of between £3 and £8 per £1 spent.
HS2 has achieved the global standard to manage whole-life carbon emissions as its develops the infrastructure to deliver the new high-speed rail network.
High Speed Two (HS2) has launched a public consultation on plans for its western leg between Crewe and Manchester and links with Northern Powerhouse Rail (NPR).
HS2 has launched its £300 million telecommunications tender for its connected rail services that will link London, Birmingham and the north of England.
A group of councils, transport bodies and East Midlands Airport have published a £2.7 billion plan for a HS2 transport hub station south of Nottingham.
A new HS2 station serving Birmingham Airport and the NEC is the first world's first railway station to achieve an ‘Outstanding’ award for sustainable design.
Birmingham City Council has approved plans for its HS2 Curzon Street station.
The Government has confirmed that construction and design work can start on High Speed 2 (HS2) despite the current coronavirus lockdown.