HS2 decision leaves ‘major gap’ in rail strategy – NIC

A Metrolink tram at Cornbrook on 27 August 2022. Philip Sherratt

The National Infrastructure Commission’s Second National Infrastructure Assessment, published on 18 October, says the Government’s decision to axe northern phases of High Speed 2 ‘leave a major gap in the UK’s rail strategy around which a number of cities have based their economic growth plans.’


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