Morgan ousted as Chair

High Speed 2

Ghost of Birkenhead expresses: the diesels fire up on No 165038 at Paddington on 7 December 2018, the final service out of the London terminus to the Chiltern route before HS2 works at Old Oak Common sever the former Great Western direct route to the north. The two-car unit left with 192 passengers on the final day; in the new timetable the ‘Parliamentary’ service runs from West Ealing. I. C. Scotchman

Sir Terry Morgan’s short-lived tenure as chairman at HS2 Ltd leaves a vacancy that the Government has quickly filled by appointing Allan Cooke as the new chair.

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