Monthly Archives: August 2012

HS2 allows us to adopt a distributed aviation model

HS2 and aviation HS2 and aviation are inextricably linked.  HS2 should alleviate the need for many domestic air routes and will allow many UK airports to expand their catchment area and compete with each other, driving down prices and improving … Continue reading

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Why the M40 alternative route isn’t the solution for HS2

M4O route is no alternative to HS2 Claims that the M40 offers a better alternative route than current HS2 proposals are hardly new, but the story was given coverage by the Daily Telegraph again last week and continues to surface … Continue reading

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Many will benefit from HS2 across the UK

HS2 – Capacity, capacity, capacity The case for HS2 in the West Midlands can be summed up in one simple word: capacity. Passenger growth is running at 6 per cent per annum, despite the recession and much-repeated claims that technology … Continue reading

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HS2 isn’t just about saving time – letter in the Birmingham Post

HS2 Letter to the editor This letter from Go-HS2 was published today in response to last week’s Birmingham Post column on HS2 by Russell Luckock Dear Sir, In the Post (July 26) Russell Luckock mentions saving a ‘mere 20 minutes’ per journey … Continue reading

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