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Case for HS2 based on capacity collapses

Hilary Wharf, Director HS2AA, said “the announcement that First Group win the next WCML franchise completely undermines DfT’s case for […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

We are on our way-thanks to you

We have had a brilliant response to our appeals for funds for taking legal action over the January 2012 decision […]

EU Complaint

HS2AA fully support the letter of complaint to the European Commission over the UK’s decision on High Speed Rail, that […]