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HS2 contract saga: New line of inquiry emerges

The role of a former HS2 chief of staff in relation to CH2M’s successful bid as phase 2b delivery partner is part of ongoing discussions on a complaint over the contract, Construction News has learned. HS2 is understood to be … Continue reading

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Conference highlights alternatives to HS2

A CONFERENCE against the HS2 high speed rail project attracted dozens of visitors. The Yorkshire HS2 Alternatives Conference 2017, at Wakefield Town Hall, was co-hosted by Wakefield Council and Yorkshire Against HS2. HS2 wants to build a line from Aston … Continue reading

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Rotherham MPs add to HS2 objections

Rotherham MPs Sir Kevin Barron and John Healey have made a full submission to the Secretary of State for Transport asking for the HS2 route through South Yorkshire to return to the previously chosen Meadowhall route. The Government is minded … Continue reading

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Rotherham registers strong opposition to HS2 route revisions

“Rotherham is not served at all by the proposals, but suffers the devastating impact of the line.” That’s the official response from Rotherham Council on the revised HS2 route through South Yorkshire. The Government is minded to approve a new … Continue reading

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Is funding HS2 more important than care for the elderly asks Wakefield Council leader

A YORKSHIRE council leader has criticised ministers for spending millions on the HS2 rail line when local authorities are struggling to meet the rising cost of caring for the elderly. Coun Peter Box said the Government needs to “rethink its … Continue reading

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The scandal of the HS2 homewreckers

The scandal of the HS2 homewreckers: Residents railroaded out of the houses they loved to make way for new high-speed line… only for it to be rerouted Dozens of homes were bought by the Government for the for the controversial … Continue reading

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Make HS2 line ready for HS3

THE planned HS2 rail line through Yorkshire should be built ready to connect to future trans-Pennine high speed rail services, the company developing the scheme will be told. West Yorkshire councils are asking HS2 Ltd to include a series of … Continue reading

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