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Build HS2 and you solve the West Coast capacity problem

19 July 2019
 

You refer to a House of Commons Library briefing on HS2, which claims that the capacity of HS2 is unnecessary, and that needs can be met by cheaper alternatives (‘Johnson ponders HS2 as DfT and Commons clash on costs’ LTT?05 Jul). However, checking the source documents for this briefing shows how damaging to local services and inter-urban connectivity such an “alternative” would be.

The briefing paper refers to a scheme devised in a W S Atkins report from 2013,...

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