HS2 South Yorkshire campaigners submit alternative report

An alternative HS2 report has been submitted by campaigners angry about the rail route plan through Yorkshire.

In July, a proposal via Meadowhall was changed to a route through the Dearne Valley, with a Sheffield spur line.

The Yorkshire Communities Report handed to Sheffield City Council and Transport Secretary Chris Grayling, claims the government is being “misled” by HS2.

HS2 Ltd had said the route would “dramatically improve” journeys between the Midlands, north England and London.

But, campaigners say the official report into the new route is “untrue, un-researched and misleading”.

Read on… http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-south-yorkshire-37850886

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4 Responses to HS2 South Yorkshire campaigners submit alternative report

  1. reg reader says:

    Is this “Alternative Report” available anywhere on the web?

  2. reg reader says:

    This is their campaign:
    “Crofton is a quiet village in West Yorkshire.”

    So not South Yorkshire campaigners as Rothpol’s heading currently says.

    Their report is a hard read; an executive summary would have been a great help.

  3. Pingback: Protest report blasts HS2 project | Rotherham Politics

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