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HS2 review findings could be delayed until December

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The current plans for HS2 are a mess, and hopefully the December review will acknowledge this. HS2 should be built, but using the route of the Central Railway, closed by Beeching, still visible on the ground from the Midlands to London, and partially used by a heritage railway around Loughborough. The architects on the committee at least should be pointing this out. And it doesn’t need to be high speed. 125mph will do in this country, with good WiFi and a structure gauge able to take double deck rolling stock. And does it go to Euston, or Old Oak Lane. And how does it connect to the airports and HS1?? Build it in 5 years for £20billion ono? And spend the money saved on connectivity in the north, including buses and better WiFi? Come on Grant and the Team, it’s really not rocket science. With Brexit out of the way you will have time to think, and sort out Heathrow too?!

Posted date

25 October, 2019

Posted time

11:15 am

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