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Meeting set for Doncaster villages facing HS2 disruption

Rail minister Paul Maynard will meet with residents this month from Doncaster villages which would be affected by the planned HS2 route through the borough. Mr Maynard has confirmed a date of December 13 to meet with the Joint Rural … Continue reading

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Five trainmakers shortlisted for £2.75bn HS2 contract

All Britain’s main suppliers of rolling stock have been shortlisted to build the fastest and most prestigious trains on the UK network . The £2.75 billion tender for the 225mph trains for HS2 has also included a wild-card bid from … Continue reading

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HS2 executive resigns over nearly £2m in unauthorised redundancy payments

A senior HS2 executive has resigned after the public spending watchdog found evidence of unauthorised redundancy payments worth nearly £2million. Steve Allen announced that he would be stepping down from his role as chief financial officer after the National Audit … Continue reading

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Residents show how they fear HS2 will tear through their Doncaster fields

Battling residents took to the road near a Doncaster village to show their village how HS2 will tear through their fields. Under plans to build the high speed rail route, a 20m high embankment would be built next to the … Continue reading

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Campaign group urges people to sign HS2 petition

PEOPLE who are against a high speed rail planned to cut through Rotherham and the Dearne Valley are being urged to sign a protest petition against it. Campaign group Stop HS2 wants people to sign up to try and get … Continue reading

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Action pledge from minister over HS2 route through Mexborough

Rail minister Paul Maynard has pledged to improve relations with Mexborough residents over HS2 plans after attending an ‘angry’ meeting in the town. Mr Maynard sat down with residents, local councillors and Doncaster North MP Ed Miliband at Mexborough Business … Continue reading

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HS2 station work may cause Sheffield five years disruption

Work to bring HS2 to Sheffield could leave commuters facing more than five years of disruption, according to a presentation seen by the BBC. It claims roads and tram lines around the city’s station would have to be moved to … Continue reading

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