Some recent News Items

Camden New Journal: Massive HS2 plan for Euston station in disarray as Chancellor George Osborne is told it is ‘not fundable’

Get West London HS2 nominated for community engagement award but Hillingdon community calls it ‘laughable’

Get Bucks: Campaigners criticise HS2 community engagement award


The Courier: Bascote Heath couple ‘suicidal’ due to HS2

Farmers Weekly: Farmers fight for fair HS2 deal goes to parliament

Express and Star: Train effigy burns as HS2 campaigners step up fight

Daily MailHS2 staff ‘trying to bully and buy off’ residents who fear their communities will be blighted by 225mph line

Birmingham Post:Birmingham heritage fears with one official overseeing historic gems

Crewe ChronicleConsultation over land safeguarding for potential HS2 route via Crewe

Buckingham Today: Crying shame as HS2 committee makes ‘overdue’ visit

Crewe Guardian: Route changes to HS2 considered

Morning Star: HS3 is a costly distraction and will suck essential funds from badly run northern lines, warns MICK CASH

Northwich Guardian: Geologist raises concerns over siting of HS2

Nottingham Post: John Flynn: How will we get to the East Midlands HS2 hub?

The Star: Decision on South Yorkshire HS2 station yet to be made – Transport Secretary

Harrogate Advertiser: HS3 pointless if Harrogate has ‘cattle trucks’– Chamber boss

Engineering and Technology Magazine: Rail decisions made ‘using unrealistic analysis’

This is Money: HS2 and major rail project decisions ‘lack common sense and realistic analysis’, claims damning report from spending watchdog

Conservative Home: Railways. What the North needs is local plans, better trains and faster journeys – quickly

Forbes: Self-Driving Cars Could Undermine British $80 Billion Rail Project

Mail: Will self-driving cars kill off the train? Autonomous vehicles will make railways obsolete – even if new high speed routes are built, expert claims

One comment to “Some recent News Items”
  1. HS2 did not set out to fix the issues people and authorities illustrated and pleaded to be fixed.

    HS2 not addressing the complexities with the objective of removing the extent of damage and not presenting a fix it but more of a forget it.

    The MPs failed in their group think by not setting the framework to fix the discovered extremes of damage. Suggest you listen to this year’s first Reith Lecture on BBC Radio 4 about the parallels of failures to diagnose properly and deal with the complexities. HS2 did not address complexities you presented but did avoid addressing these community issues. The Select Committee were wrong to proceed on their remit constraint as it would not fix the extremes and reduce community anguish. MPs now continuing their we can help you approach for votes when they disowned their communities through timidity and blind acceptance of a very poor scheme which is failing to inspire the many communities and people.

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