Leeds and its metropolitan region should be one of the big winners from HS2. Financial and legal services, engineering consultancy and higher education are all strong sectors in the city, and these can benefit from an improved connection to London … Read more › “HS2: how will it affect my town?”
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Next year, high-speed rail travel will celebrate its 50th birthday. With High Speed 2 at the top of the political agenda, and its construction the UK’s largest infrastructure project in decades Felix Schmid, Professor of Civil Engineering at the University … Read more › “Explainer: the engineering challenges of HS2”
Evan Davis moderated a discussion that tried to get to the heart of the HS2 debate (Radio 4, Today Programme, 12th November 2013).
Usefully dismissing attempts to re-define the HS2 scheme costs ever upwards from its actual … Read more › “The Heseltine – Overman discussion brought to a conclusion?”