Posts by HS2AA

Legal challenge to HS2 clears first hurdle

The Court today set the timetable on the case against High Speed 2 (HS2). The judge agreed that the five […]

HS2 Ltd forced to admit defects in their consultation

HS2AA along with 412 others have learnt from HS2 Ltd that their detailed 150 page response to the 2011 consultation […]

Rail investment plans do little for overcrowding

Neither the latest rail investment plans, nor HS2, will do much to alleviate overcrowding, as analysis by Blue Space Thinking shows. Using […]

£9 billion rail investment plans

Government announce their 5 year rail investment plans for 2014-2019 today(16 July 2012). £4bn goes on schemes that have been […]

Consultation is now after the summer break

So its official that ‘Spring’ has become ‘Autumn’.  Justine Greening announces that the Safeguarding and Compensation consultations will be after they return from […]

Debate in House of Lords on HS2’s business case

Following the Public Accounts Committee’s call for a re-work of the business case for HS2, David Cameron’s Step-father-in-Law, Viscount Astor, […]

New Public Accounts Committee report tells Government to re-do its case for HS2

The Public Accounts Committee releases its report on HS1 and tells the DfT to revisit its assumptions on HS2 business case and […]

APPG for HSR – they would say that wouldn’t they?

The All Parliamentary Party Group for High Speed Rail releases a report that says HS2 should go ahead!    Hilary Wharf, […]

Compensation consultation expected this week, now elections over

After a successful and well attended briefing in April to the MPs Compensation Forum (as reported here by Andrea Leadsom […]

DfT reduced to making bogus comparisons rather than being up front about the latest figures

Latest DfT figures on value for money of HS2 show it’s now worse than even they previously said.  Their Benefit […]