High Speed 2 (HS2) Phase 1

SN00316

Published 10/08/2017 Amended 10/08/2017

Topics:  Railways

Summary

This paper summarises Phase 1 of the proposed new high speed rail line between London and the North of England (HS2). It gives a brief overview of the scheme, its costs, compensation arrangements and the Act which gives statutory and planning authority for the construction of the scheme. Construction is planned to begin soon.

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