HS2: train floor and station platform heights

This is a guest article by Neil Roth. HS2 Ltd are seeking to be allowed to ignore some of the technical specifications which enable trains from European countries to operate...

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2000 complaints filed against HS2

The only surprise is that it isn’t more!  

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CLA sets out robust case for rural protections to HS2 Committee

The CLA has put forward a robust case to MPs calling for specific protections for rural landowners and businesses in a two-day evidence session held by MPs scrutinising HS2....

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More Select Committees

Following on from yesterday, when the House of Commons Transport Select Committee interviewed David Higgins, the House of Lords Economics Affairs Committee will be holding another session this afternoon...

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The stress caused by HS2

This week, Jeremy Stern reported on the stress HS2 is causing along the route on BBC Inside Out. As...

No compensation for “like living next to a Berlin Wall”

Londoners whose homes or businesses which will be hit by noise and pollution during construction of HS2 are being short-changed in terms of compensation. They want a similar deal to those affected in rural areas where people up to 300m from the work will get additional money.

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The ‘Fair Deal for London’ Alliance has launched a government e-petition calling for fair compensation for the capital, with the aim of obtaining a debate in parliament on the subject.

If you wish to sign the petition, you can do so at http://epetitions.direct.gov.uk/petitions/71100.

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