The RIA, the Rail Freight Group and the High Speed Rail Group have united in condemning the UK Government’s plans to remove the Golborne Link from HS2.
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High Speed Rail Group (HSRG)
HSRG’s report sets out a four-point plan on attracting more passengers to rail from short haul flights in the UK.
Polling shows that the county is strongly opposed to the decision to cancel HS2’s Eastern Leg, with many losing faith in the Government as a result.
To support the UK’s transport industry to build back better, HS2 has established new measures to enhance the visibility of supply chain opportunities for its rail systems contracts.
Passengers across the North West of England are one step closer to faster, greener and more reliable train services as the Bill for the next phase of HS2 is handed to Parliament.
A new report has highlighted that modal shift matters to transport decarbonisation, with HS2 at the very core of the UK being able to achieve net zero by 2050.
HS2 Ltd has confirmed that the landmark contracts to manufacture Britain’s next fleet generation of high-speed trains has been awarded to the Hitachi/Alstom joint venture.
The government has shared its proposals to transform the rail network in the North and Midlands, but leaders in the rail the industry are voicing their concerns about the abandonment of the HS2 Eastern Leg and the scaling back of Northern Powerhouse Rail.
The High-Speed Rail Group (HSRG) has published a report with contributions from leaders across the Yorkshire and North East region, outlining the benefits of the government delivering the eastern route of HS2.
The groundbreaking Transport Decarbonisation Plan includes the aim to create a net zero rail network by 2050.
Results of the survey found that, of the SMEs already working on HS2, 80.5 per cent anticipated a drop in revenue should the West Midlands to Leeds route not go ahead.
Published by Britain's High Speed Rail Group (HSRG), the report examines the benefits, opportunities and extent of international high-speed rail, with contributions drawn from across the infrastructure industry.
In a letter to the UK Prime Minister, rail industry leaders have called for all UK regions to be able to benefit from HS2's connectivity and the Integrated Rail Plan.
The High Speed Rail Group (HSRG) has shared the seven key rail improvements it thinks are urgently needed to support growth between the four nations of the United Kingdom.
HSRG has outlined that the implementation of a transformative high-speed rail programme across the UK would support country-wide resilience and growth.