It was produced for Agahst, Action Groups Against High Speed Two.
The route was based on the following criteria:
- the need for straight lines, dictated by the design speed of 400 kph
- prevailing terrain
- statements and other material published by HS2 Ltd and the Department for Transport
There has been much speculation about the location of possible stations.
However, on numerous occasions, HS2 Ltd and the Department for Transport have made it clear that there will be at most one or two more stations on the entire network to Scotland.