Monthly Archives: November 2011

HS2 can make a massive difference to re-balancing the British economy

HS2 can make a massive difference to the rebalancing of the British economy, says Yorkshire MP Julian Smith. MPs from both sides of the House attended Transport Secretary Justine Greening’s discussion on HS2 (November 21). The notes from the meeting … Continue reading

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Eastside is taking shape – bring on HS2

The transformation of Eastside is already taking place. Work on the city centre park has begun and Birmingham City University is further developing its impressive campus. In recent days we’ve given presentations to developers and completed filming about HS2 with … Continue reading

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Build HS2, but continue to invest in the existing rail network

Go-HS2 welcomed the Transport Select Committee conclusion that HS2 was affordable and demonstrated a good business case. You can read our response from Centro chief executive Geoff Inskip here. Our response to critics’ comment is also discussed in an earlier … Continue reading

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A good business case and affordable – HS2

We welcomed the Transport Select Committee report earlier this week when it outlined there was a good business case for HS2 and that the project was affordable. Committee chair Louise Ellman said, “A high speed rail network, beginning with a … Continue reading

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Go-HS2 delighted Transport Committee report outlines benefits for West Midlands

Centro chief executive Geoff Inskip said he was delighted the Transport Committee’s report recognised that HS2 would deliver both economic and capacity benefits for the West Midlands. “Right from the outset we’ve argued that there is a good business case … Continue reading

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