Boris on HS2 – in 2012

In 2012, Boris Johnson visited Ruislip to see Stop HS2 campaigners there. The benefit cost ratio has gone done since then, so given that the business case was doubtful then, it has got even worse since.

Report from ITV London News, Wed 11th Jan 2012

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HS2 threatens GPs exams

A day after the BBC news reported that falling GP numbers is causing real problems for GP surgeries, the Independent reports that HS2...

No HS2 imitation for HS3

Diagram of One North report - proposed new north south railway
Back in June – and apparently to the surprise of the Department for Transport - George Osbourne’s “Powerhouse” speech set out a...

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Spectator: Sorry, but trains can’t really replace welfare lines George Osborne proposed an attractive idea this week: that spending on...

NW Tory wants to do best for north and stop HS2

In the Greater Manchester marginal constituency of Bury North, its Conservative MP speaks out against HS2.

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Rail Passenger Growth

HS2 Plus’ rail passenger growth diagram re-worked to include All long distance and WCML long distance journeys
A diagram which HS2 Ltd seems particularly fond of shows rail passenger growth, which they claim shows the need for...
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