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HS2AA Research Confirms West Coast Main Line Trains Are Not Full in The Peak

HS2AA research, which was  externally validated shows West Coast Main Line Trains on long distance services are not full at […]

Revisions requested by Transport Select Committee destroy HS2 Business Case

Today’s Transport Select Committee (TSC) report on High Speed Rail Two (HS2) recommends revisions that destroy the business plan case […]

Philip Hammond comments on High Speed Rail Two (HS2) at the Conservative Party Conference

Philip Hammond trotted out his usual tired argument yesterday that the only opposition to HS2 comes from people on the […]

House of Commons Transport Select Committee Evidence Now Available To Review

All the written submissions to the Transport Select Committee can be found on their parliamentary website.

A Better Railway For Britain

A new document is published today by AGAHST, of which HS2AA is part,  “A Better Railway for Britain ” – […]

Archie Norman, Chairman of ITV and ‘turnround king’ of Asda, calls on Cameron and the Government to scrap HS2

  Archie Norman says in the FT : “● Scrap High Speed 2. HS2 is the most extraordinarily expensive “grand […]

HS2 is not the best solution to capacity challenge

The Chair of the All Parliamentary Group for HS2, Stuart Andrew, MP, has written in the MPs House magazine (read […]

18 Trains An Hour?

The debate moves up a gear. HS2 Ltd tell the  Transport Select Committee they have just got some evidence on […]

Philip Hammond Confirms Trains Are A “Rich Man’s” Toy

Hammond the Transport Select Committee that trains are a ‘rich man’s toy’. We welcome the fact he takes our point.

The Economist Speaks Out Against HS2

Great to see the Economist on side: “In most developed economies high-speed railways fail to bridge regional divides and sometimes […]