HS2 January 2012 publications

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High speed rail: Investing in Britain’s future – the Government’s decisions

Summary of the Government’s decision to develop a new national high speed rail network.

Review of HS2 London to West Midlands appraisal of sustainabilityA report to Government by HS2 Ltd

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.

 

Do you think you are affected by the HS2 route?

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.

Review of property issues

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.

Summary of effects of HS2 London to West Midlands route refinementsA report to Government by HS2 Ltd

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.

 

Review of HS2 London to West Midlands route selection and speedA report to Government by HS2 Ltd

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.

 

Review of possible refinements to the proposed HS2 London to West Midlands routeA report to Government by HS2 Ltd

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.

Review of strategic alternatives to High Speed TwoA report to Government by Network Rail

A report by Network Rail on proposals to upgrade the existing rail network as alternative strategies to HS2.

 

Economic case for HS2: Value for money statement

The Department for Transport’s assessment of the value for money of HS2.

 

High speed rail: Investing in Britain’s future consultation summary reportA report to Government by Dialogue by Design

An independent report providing a summary of the responses to the Government’s consultation ‘High speed rail: Investing inBritain’s future’.

 

Review of the Government’s strategy for a national high speed rail network

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.

 

HS2 Ltd triennial review 2011

The approach to and findings of the triennial review of High Speed 2 (HS2) Ltd.

 

Review of the technical specification for high speed rail in the UKA report to Government by HS2 Ltd

A review by HS2 Ltd of the technical specification for HS2 in light of consultation responses.

 

HS2 revised line of route maps

Maps reflecting the Government’s amendments to the HS2 London toWest Midlandsline of route.

 

Economic case for HS2: Updated appraisal of transport user benefits and wider economic benefitsA report to Government by HS2 Ltd

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.

 

High speed rail: Investing in Britain’s future – decisions and next steps

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.

 

High speed rail strategic alternatives study: Update following consultation

A report by Atkins examining the case for conventional rail alternatives to HS2.

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