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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 …

Trafford Council Supports Warburton Residents Around HS2

Trafford Council Leader and member of the Government’s HS2 Growth Task Force Councillor Matt Colledge reinforced his and the Council’s determination and commitment to continue lobbying on behalf of residents living in Warburton. Cllr Colledge said “I clearly recognise the huge economic benefits HS2 will bring to Greater Manchester and …

HS2 Train In Tunnel

Does Manchester Need HS2?

Evan Davis, from BBC Radio 4’s Today program, hears the case for and against a high speed rail line to Manchester. During the program Evan talks to Marion McNaughton, Chair of Warburton stop HS2. You can listen to the full program on the BBC’s website here.

Stop HS2 Lymm and Warburton Super Duck

Stop HS2 Lymm and Warburton sponsored a super duck at the Lymm duck race this weekend in order to raise awareness of the campaign. Their was also a stall at the farmer’s market where people could look at and discuss the maps and see the height of the proposed bridges.  There …

Lymm and Warburton Public Meeting

About 90 people attended the meeting which was opened by Richard Clegg, chairman of Warburton Parish Council. He was joined on the top table by Richard Nickols and Joe Rukin, who is the Campaign Co-ordinator for STOP HS2. Mr Clegg began by saying that Warburton Parish Council is completely against HS2, although all 3 …

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