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High Speed UK - Connecting the Nation




CHEAPER

£20bn less than existing plans for HS2 & HS3.




BETTER CONNECTED

Improves 94% of journeys and reduces journey time by an average of 40%.




CLEANER

Saves 600 million tonnes of CO2 and avoids the Chilterns AONB.




SMARTER

Improves regional rail across the UK and integrates with the existing rail infrastructure.

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DOCUMENTS


“HS2 modelling is shocking, biased and bonkers.”

Margaret Hodge, Chair, Public Accounts Committee


“No economic case for HS2... it will destroy jobs and force businesses to close.”

Institute of Economic Affairs

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CHALLENGE DOCUMENTS


C01 Connectivity Challenge

C02 Capacity Challenge

C03 High Speed Station Challenge

C04 Network Design Challenge

C05 Journey Time Challenge

C06 Heathrow Challenge

C07 Cost Challenge

C08 European Challenge

C09 Freight Challenge

C10 Chilterns Challenge

C11 Euston Challenge

C12 Midlands Challenge

C13 Northern Powerhouse  Challenge

C14 Scottish Challenge

C15 CO2 Challenge

C16 Due Process Challenge

  

  

OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS


D01 HS2 Remit in July 2009 Newsletter (HS2 Ltd, July 2009) - see P4 for HS2 Project Remit

D02 Report to Government Chapter 3b (HS2 Ltd, 2010)

D03 Report to Government Chapter 6 (HS2 Ltd, 2010)

D04 Command Paper High Speed Rail (HMG, 2010)

D05 Review of Route and Speed Selection (HS2 Ltd, 2012)

D06 Decisions and Next Steps (HS2 Ltd, 2012)

D07 HS2 Regional Economic Impacts (HS2 Ltd, 2013)

D08 Evidence to HoC Select Committee – see P2 for McNaughton’s promise of “hugely enhanced capacity and        connectivity” (HS2 Ltd, 2015)

D09 Routes to Scotland (HS2 Ltd, 2016)

D10 Northern Powerhouse  Rail Journey Time and Train Frequency Specification

D11 One North: A Proposition for an Interconnected North (One North, 2014)

D12 Northern Powerhouse  Report (TfN, 2015)

D13 Northern Transport Strategy Spring 2016 Report (TfN, 2016)

D14 Strategic Transport Plan (TfN, 2018)

D15 Not used (AWAITING PUBLICATION OF LATEST TfN PLANS)

D16 Our Routes to Growth (Midlands Connect, 2018)