The Government decision in October 2023 to scrap the section of HS2 between the West Midlands and Crewe (Phase 2a), ended a 15-year period of cross-party consensus on the project, and drove a coach and horses through the rail sector’s … Read more › “West Midlands – Crewe: the key choices”
Greengauge 21 welcomes the release of the Terms of Reference for a study of options to complete HS2’s Eastern arm, while raising two concerns:
- The need to impart a greater sense of urgency: at current rates of progress, it is
A call for evidence was launched by the Great British Railways Transition Team – seeking responses from all those with an interest in the long-term future of the railway. Views were invited from within and beyond the rail sector, to … Read more › “Great British Railways consultation response”
East, West, North & South: joining the dots between the Union Connectivity Review and the Integrated Rail Plan
Our latest publication takes a considered look at the contents of both the Integrated Rail Plan and the Union Connectivity Review.
It sets out how key investments can be made to fit with HS2 plans – now scaled back on … Read more › “East, West, North & South: joining the dots between the Union Connectivity Review and the Integrated Rail Plan”