Welcoming the two new bills in this week’s Queen’s Speech, Greengauge 21 Director Jim Steer calls for a genuinely national plan to be developed for high-speed rail (HSR).… Read more › “Greengauge21’s response to Queen’s Speech”
With HS2 now to be tunnelled through Ealing, why not use the surface rail corridor to solve a number of other problems?
On 23rd April 2013, HS2 Ltd proposed a new 9km tunnel for the section of HS2 between North Acton and Northolt. The original plan was to use the largely disused right-of-way of what was once the Great Western Railway’s main … Read more › “With HS2 now to be tunnelled through Ealing, why not use the surface rail corridor to solve a number of other problems?”
Greengauge 21’s Fast Forward report, published in September 2009, sets out a high-speed rail strategy for Britain. A comprehensive network of HSR routes would link all Britain’s major cities – helping to ensure a competitive and sustainable Britain.… Read more › “Fast Forward: A high-speed rail strategy for Britain”