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West Midlands Mayor Andy Street is working with Manchester counterpart Andy Burnham on alternatives to HS2 Phase 2a. Philip Sherratt News Premium

Mayors assessing HS2 replacement options

Street and Burnham evaluate options for HS2 Phase 2a

HS2's Thames Valley viaduct under construction on Phase 1. Phillip Sherratt News Premium

HS2 ‘poor value for money’ after cuts

Public Accounts Committee highlights lack of knowledge of revised benefits

Break through! A Tunnel Boring Machine completes its drive into the Old Oak Common box for the Atlas Road Logistics Tunnel. Courtesy HS2 News Premium

Old Oak logistics tunnel completed

Tunnel paves way for Euston tunnels to start

Construction starts at HS2's Curzon Street station. Courtesy HS2 News Premium

Construction starts at Curzon Street station

Station will be built with seven planned platforms

HS2 progress: the deck of the Wendover Dean viaduct being push-launched into position. HS2 News Premium

HS2's Thompson slams immature budgets on infrastructure projects

Executive Chairman criticises infrastructure planning; says Manchester capacity could be reduced

The River Tame viaduct on HS2's Delta Junction. Courtesy HS2 News Premium

HS2 Delta Junction viaducts take shape

First deck span installed on one of 13 viaducts in pivotal junction

Deck beams completed on first HS2 viaduct

Major milestone reached on Phase 1.

HS2 Chiltern tunnel reaches cross-passage milestone

Half of cross-passages complete: breakthrough expected in early 2024/

The Thames Valley viaduct under construction in late October. Philip Sherratt News Premium

HS2 phase 1 costs could be £57bn says Merriman

Phase 2a safeguarding could be lifted within weeks

Clear thinking and strong voices needed

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