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New hopes that HS2 will miss Culcheth

THE prospect of the HS2 high speed railway project slicing through Culcheth appears to be receding. A new announcement by HS2 Ltd – the company planning the project – indicates they have decided there is no business case for extending the line to Scotland. Full Story – Warrington Worldwide

The Golborne Link – Impacts and Alternatives

In 2013, the Government proposed the construction of Phase 2 of the new High Speed 2 rail line to Manchester.   Included in the proposals were a link to the West Coast Main Line at Golborne, the Golborne Link, to provide through trains to Glasgow and Edinburgh, and a rolling stock …

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HS2 Spur Through Warrington Could Be Scrapped

The Government is likely to scrap one of the most controversial elements of the new High Speed Two rail route. The spur from Manchester to Wigan, which was set to travel through Culcheth and Rixton, looks poised to be binned. Read the full report in the Warrington Guardian.

HS2 Route Consultation Response For Culcheth

The document below has been prepared by CADRAG for the people of Culcheth to use as a basis for their responses.   Please add your own comments in the spaces provided, to make it your own individual submission, and send it either by email or by post (Freepost) to the …

The Fight Goes On

People from all over Cheshire have reacted angrily after attending a Consultation Event promoting the HS2 high-speed railway that cuts through Warrington. Hundreds of people visited the Consultation Roadshow, mounted by HS2 Ltd at Culcheth Sports Club yesterday. But an exit poll carried out by members of local Actions Groups …

Analysis of the Proposed HS2 Route

Culcheth and District Rail Action Group (CADRAG) have complied an Analysis of the Proposed HS2 Route that will cut through Culcheth and the surrounding areas. This document can be referred to when completing your submission to the route consultation. CADRAG R1 Golborne Connection Analysis

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HS2 Consultation Roadshow

HS2 Consultation Roadshow hosted by HS2 Ltd Thursday 21st November Daten Sports Club, Charnock Road, Culcheth, WA3 5SH Open 12 – 8pm A chance to learn more about HS2 and how it WILL affect you HAVE YOUR SAY! For your convenience there will be FREE transport from various locations as listed below. Your …

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HS2 Phase Two Route Consultation Roadshows

Please see below details of the Consultation roadshows that are planned locally.  Please try to attend one where possible.  More information can be found here. Information Events As part of the consultation, we are holding a series of information events near the Phase Two route between October 2013 and January 2014. …

Letter From Helen Jones MP

After a number of attempts a resident from Culcheth has had a reply from the Warrington North MP, Helen Jones, regarding the initial preferred route for HS2. I have received a number of e-mails and letters on the subject and have pursued numerous specific issues on behalf of constituents, who …

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