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HS2 to serve central Sheffield as Meadowhall faces the chop


08 July 2016
Meadowhall HS2 station: axed
Meadowhall HS2 station: axed


PLANS TO build a high-speed rail station at Meadowhall on the outskirts of Sheffield were abandoned this week, as HS2 Ltd chairman David Higgins announced new proposals to serve Sheffield city centre instead.

A spur will be built off the high-speed line south of Chesterfield, linking to the existing rail network, allowing HS2 trains to travel directly into Sheffield Midland station, potentially calling at the existing  Chesterfield station on the way. 

HS2 Ltd says the new...

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