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Fast Forward: A high-​​speed rail strategy for Britain

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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.

“78% of people in Britain agree with the statement that ‘high-speed rail is essential for our future’.”

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Download the Fast Forward document

The Fast Forward strategy is underpinned by a comprehensive suite of technical, economic, legal and financial analyses funded by the HSR Public Interest Group. The supporting reports can be accessed below.

Principal Consultants Reports


Funding Advisers Report

Consultation Advisers Reports


Other Reports