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Councils among the winners of competition to spend HS2 cash

INFRASTRUCTURE

Andrew Forster
24 May 2019
The TPA says electrifying the Chiltern Main Line from London Marylebone to Birmingham is a “shovel ready” project and would cost £1bn. But LTT understands that Network Rail has done no design work on the project
The TPA says electrifying the Chiltern Main Line from London Marylebone to Birmingham is a “shovel ready” project and would cost £1bn. But LTT understands that Network Rail has done no design work on the project

 

Projects submitted by local authorities were among the winning entries in a competition to identify transport schemes that should be funded if HS2 were scrapped.

The ‘Great British Transport Competition’ was organised by pressure group the Taxpayers’ Alliance (TPA) in conjunction with prominent critics of HS2, including the Labour peer Lord Berkeley and quantity surveyor Michael Byng. Former rail industry manager Chris Stokes, who is also a vehement critic of the...

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