Latest news:
Letters to the editor: Issue 589 3 Feb 2012

Whose job is it to ensure the North benefits from HS2?

Mike O’Sullivan, Stony Stratford, Milton Keynes MK11

Congratulations on your succinct coverage of the Government’s HS2 decision, it usefully pulled together a wide range of complicated issues (LTT 19 Jan). I would like to pick-up on the matter that you mentioned on page 9, that of the integration, actually the non-integration, of HS2 into the various regional economies.

One of the real concerns attaching to the high-speed rail project is the possibility that London and the South East could ‘drain’ what remains of local economies...

Add a comment

Join Local Transport Today subscribers and read this article in full...

Local Transport Today

1 Year

2 Year

Save 10%

3 Year

Save 15%







+£4 VAT

+£7.20 VAT

+£10.20 VAT

Local Transport Today is dedicated to providing you with
detailed knowledge: essential to informed transport planning and project delivery.
All annual subscriptions include a 1 user licence for TransportXtra
Local Transport Today



TransportXtra only

An online-only subscription to TransportXtra  works out at less than £7.50 per month for all the latest issues and transport intelligence.
Subscribe or view multi-user packages.

 £90 + VAT

Not ready to subscribe? Take a 2 week free trial