The proposed High-Speed 2 rail line would link London and Birmingham
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A draft environmental statement setting out the likely impacts of the first phase of the High Speed Two (HS2) rail project has been published for consultation by the Department for Transport (DfT).
The business case for the HS2 high-speed rail project contains 'little' supporting evidence to prove that the link will help to rebalance the economy by boosting regional economic growth, according to a report by the public spending watchdog.
A section of the proposed London-Birmingham high speed rail link could be tunnelled beneath the M6 Bromford Viaduct, near Birmingham, in the latest in a series of route changes announced by the company set up by the government to deliver the project.
A tunnel along the proposed High Speed Two (HS2) rail route through the East Midlands could be lengthened to allow plans for a rail freight interchange to go ahead, transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin announced today.
The government should back the 'long overdue' expansion of Heathrow Airport and reject proposals for a new hub airport in the Thames Estuary, a report by a committee of MPs has recommended.
Two bills confirming the government's commitment to building the High Speed Two (HS2) rail link between London and the north of England have been included in today's Queen's Speech.
A five mile section of the proposed London to Birmingham High Speed Two (HS2) rail line across north west London could be routed through a tunnel, following a change of plan by the company behind the infrastructure project.
The government has scrapped plans to demolish and rebuild London's Euston Station in preparation for the arrival of the High Speed Two (HS2) rail line.
The government has declared a legal victory for its High Speed Two (HS2) rail project after a High Court judge this morning rejected nine out of ten areas of challenge by objectors to the project.
Two city councils have expressed concerns about government proposals to build new stations for the High Speed Two (HS2) rail line outside their urban centres.
Enough is enough. When you have a government telling parish councillors they can spend other people's money on what the hell they like, you know that government has hit rock bottom.
High-speed rail plans have been broadly welcomed but some regions are concerned they will be left behind and green campaigners fear the environmental impact.
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