Monthly Archives: May 2013

HS2 delivers capacity – Letters to the editor

On Saturday (May 18) the Express & Star published a story which suggested train services would be cut as a result of HS2 in Staffordshire and the Black Country. In fact, HS2 will release capacity on existing lines for MORE … Continue reading

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HS2 delivers jobs, investment and rail capacity to the West Midlands

Transport leader Geoff Inskip said building HS2 was essential to meet booming demand on UK railways and bring jobs and investment to the West Midlands. Mr Inskip,  chief executive of regional transport authority Centro, spoke following the findings of the National … Continue reading

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Yes, HS2 does stop in Birmingham!

On Monday (May 6) the Coventry Telegraph published a letter from MT Hancock of Wyken, Coventry, stating HS2 would not go to Birmingham and that journey times would not be reduced significantly. Go-HS2 responded in a letter published in the … Continue reading

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HS2 – Vital to provide the extra capacity our rail network needs

‘There is no question that HS2 is vital to provide the extra capacity our rail network needs.’ Shadow rail minister Lilian Greenwood MP was speaking at Insight Public Affairs event: HS2 in the Queen’s Speech last night (May 8). She … Continue reading

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HS2’s inclusion in the Queen’s Speech is great news for the West Midlands

Transport leader Geoff Inskip says HS2’s inclusion in the Queen’s Speech is great news for the West Midlands economy bringing jobs and investment. Mr Inskip, chief executive of regional transport authority Centro, said HS2 was now one of the Government’s … Continue reading

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