Summary of the Government’s decision to develop a new national high speed rail network.
A review by HS2 Ltd of high speed rail consultation responses regarding the appraisal of sustainability. It includes consideration of comments on the environment, greenhouse gas emissions, air quality, and species and habitats.
The Department has written to all owners of properties that are very close to the proposed line of the route to inform them of the Government’s decision, and the potential need to compulsorily purchase their property.
A review by the Department for Transport of the property concerns raised during the consultation on high speed rail and the Government’s policies to minimise blight and support communities.
A report by HS2 Ltd focusing on the engineering, sustainability and cost effects of the changes made to the London to West Midlands route in response to issues raised in consultation.
A review by HS2 Ltd of its route selection process, and a number of route-related features, such as the maximum line speed, alternative route corridors, the location of stations and servingHeathrowAirport.
A report by HS2 Ltd presenting its recommendations for line of route alignment changes to HS2 (LondontoWest Midlands) in response to issues raised during consultation.
A report by Network Rail on proposals to upgrade the existing rail network as alternative strategies to HS2.
The Department for Transport’s assessment of the value for money of HS2.
An independent report providing a summary of the responses to the Government’s consultation ‘High speed rail: Investing inBritain’s future’.
A review of the Government’s strategy for a national high speed rail network in light of responses to the ‘High speed rail: Investing inBritain’s future’ consultation.
The approach to and findings of the triennial review of High Speed 2 (HS2) Ltd.
A review by HS2 Ltd of the technical specification for HS2 in light of consultation responses.
Maps reflecting the Government’s amendments to the HS2 London toWest Midlandsline of route.
HS2 Ltd’s update to the ‘Economic case for HS2: The Y network and London-West Midlands’. It describes changes to forecasts of demand and the updated economic appraisal of HS2.
The decisions reached by the Government in the light of the ‘High speed rail: Investing inBritain’s future’ consultation and an outline of the immediate next stages of the project.
A report by Atkins examining the case for conventional rail alternatives to HS2.