Tag Archives: Coventry & HS2

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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Coventry and Birmingham in top British cities for rail growth, highlighting the need for HS2

The number of rail journeys in Coventry and Birmingham has soared in the last five years underlining the need for more capacity which will be released by HS2, says transport boss Geoff Inskip. Coventry topped the national list with biggest … Continue reading

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HS2 – We need to seize the opportunity to improve Coventry’s connectivity

Last week the Coventry Telegraph reported fears that the city’s rail service would suffer with HS2. You can read this initial report and the follow-up story here. These claims have been made by HS2 opponents before. In fact, we wrote a … Continue reading

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