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High Speed UK - Connecting the Nation




CHEAPER

£20bn less than existing plans for HS2 & HS3.




BETTER CONNECTED

Improves 94% of journeys and reduces journey time by an average of 40%.




CLEANER

Saves 600 million tonnes of CO2 and avoids the Chilterns AONB.




SMARTER

Improves regional rail across the UK and integrates with the existing rail infrastructure.

CO2 CONNECTIVITY
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“HS2 modelling is shocking, biased and bonkers.”

Margaret Hodge, Chair, Public Accounts Committee


“No economic case for HS2... it will destroy jobs and force businesses to close.”

Institute of Economic Affairs

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From the outset, HSUK’s aim has been to use the intervention of new high speed lines to create an enhanced national network capable of delivering “hugely enhanced capacity and connectivity” between the UK’s major conurbations. There is no evidence that HS2 Ltd has made any serious attempt to design HS2 as an optimised national network.



 


For further details of HS2 Ltd’s failure to design HS2 as a national network to efficiently interlink its major regional conurbations, please follow these links:


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