LEP HS2 response shows lack of consensus in the Sheffield city region

The response to the latest HS2 consultation from the Sheffield City Region Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and Combined Authority has been published and shows neither “support or objection to the Phase 2b route currently being consulted upon.”

The Government is minded to approve a new proposed route between Birmingham and Leeds, switching from a route into a new station at Sheffield Meadowhall with a new option that proposes that HS2 services between London and Sheffield would take a spur off the new north-south high speed line and travel directly to the existing Sheffield Midland station using the existing railway line.

Consultation ended last month on the HS2 line to Leeds that would travel east of Rotherham following the M1 and M18 before heading through the Dearne Valley.

Read on… http://www.rothbiz.co.uk/2017/04/news-5495-lep-hs2-response-shows-lack.html?m=1


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