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Birmingham unveils huge HS2 redevelopment plan

Today, Birmingham City Council unveils the Birmingham Curzon HS2 Masterplan, which will see 141 hectares of the city centre transformed. The ambitious plans form one of the biggest urban regeneration schemes in Britain, and by far the biggest redevelopment so … Continue reading

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Design of Moor St HS2 station must deliver full potential for Black Country passengers

Moor St HS2 A leading transport group has called for the design of Birmingham city centre’s HS2 station to maximise the benefit for passengers from the Black Country by allowing them to transfer from their local and regional services straight … Continue reading

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West Midlands calls for Metro extension to deliver full potential of HS2

Extend Metro Authorities across the West Midlands are pressing for Metro to be extended to deliver the maximum benefits of bringing high-speed rail to the region. Plans are already being developed to use the current Birmingham city centre extension (Snow … Continue reading

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Service cut claims from HS2 opponents just don’t stack up

Rail analyst William Barter posted early in September on the Go-HS2 blog outlining his concerns about alternatives proposed by HS2 opponents. HS2 opponents HS2AA responded on September 24 with a rebuttal on their blog. Unfortunately HS2AA didn’t go into any … Continue reading

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West Midlands can be the blueprint for how the UK gets the most out of HS2, says Transport Secretary

Birmingham and the West Midlands can be the blueprint for how the UK gets the most out of Britain’s new high speed rail network, Transport Secretary Justine Greening said on a visit to the city today (Weds). The Secretary of … 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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The West Midlands does not lose out – misleading claims from HS2 opponents

HS2 has received the full backing of all three major political parties during conference season, so it’s probably not surprising there have been more misleading claims from opponents. High Speed 2 opponent Jerry Marshall told the Birmingham Mail that services … Continue reading

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