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Osborne boots HS2 links to Manchester, Leeds & East Midlands into long grass

Today the Government will announce they will submit legislation to Parliament to build part of Phase 2 of HS2, but only as far as Crewe. What is now to be called ‘Phase 2a’, is now expected to be delivered by 2027, but bringing forward the completion date for just 40 …

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HS2 Cost Jumps by £5.6 bn

Today, George Osborne announced as part of the Autumn Statement that there would be a £20bn increase in transport infrastructure spending. However, what he didn’t mention is that over a quarter of this is accounted for by an 11% increase in the cost of building HS2. Full Story – Stophs2.org

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