Northern Powerhouse Rail

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HS2 axe could constrain growth – NIC

‘Do nothing’ north of Handsacre ‘not sustainable’ says commission

Northern Nos 331013/014 awaut departure on 27 August 2022/s 10.46 to Blackpool North. Philip Sherratt News Premium

HS2 2b to Manchester Bill revived for NPR

Government says planned Liverpool-Manchester route could be followed

Chancellor confirms IRP commitments

EWR full route from Oxford to Cambridge also confirmed

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Government must revisit IRP decisions, says TSC

Report criticises assessment of options

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Government must outline upgrades and accelerate IRP – RIA

The Railway Industry Association is calling on Government to provide an update on the RNEP and accelerate Integrated Rail Plan schemes.

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Northern leaders try to keep NPR schemes alive

Transport for the North is seeking an urgent meeting with the Government to discuss ways of delivering the full Northern Powerhouse Rail programme.

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Integrated Rail Plan axes full HS2 network

The Integrated Rail Plan is axing the full High Speed 2 scheme, but electrification of the Midland main line to Sheffield is promised. PHILIP SHERRATT