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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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HS2 chief hopes to win public confidence through Thurcroft, Mexborough and Aston events

AN HS2 boss said he hoped that information events about the controversial high speed rail line would win over the public. Events at Mexborough on Tuesday, in Thurcroft yesterday, and in Aston today – were branded a “PR stunt” by … Continue reading

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HS2 to spend millions buying dozens of empty homes on new Yorkshire housing estate

HS2 is to spend millions buying dozens of empty homes on a new Yorkshire housing estate its planned high-speed rail line is due to run through, it can be revealed. An agreement has been reached in principle for HS2 to … Continue reading

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HS2 faces paying compensation to 1,300 homes and businesses in South Yorkshire

HS2 is facing paying compensation to people and businesses in almost 1,300 properties along its revised route through South Yorkshire, an expert report has suggested. Wrong side of the tracks – the businesses facing ruin because of HS2 Campaigners have … Continue reading

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Wrong side of the tracks: The businesses facing ruin because of HS2

Riding school owners and a couple who renovated a 16th-century farmhouse are among those in limbo over the HS2 line due to demolish their properties. Chris Burn reports. Last summer, an unexpected visitor arrived at the Yorkshire riding school run … Continue reading

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HS2 “misleading public” over Mexborough home demolitions

RAIL bosses have been accused of failing to reveal the whole truth on the number of homes that will be demolished to make way for the HS2 rail link. The Department for Transport said in its formal decision report about … Continue reading

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Ministers accused of ‘lukewarm’ commitment on use of British steel in HS2

The Government has been accused of failing to show support for the UK steel industry following its “lukewarm” commitment to using British suppliers for its flagship high speed rail project. Responding to the recent announcement of the first wave of … Continue reading

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