Delayed HS2 second-phase route unveiled
Seven major changes to high-speed rail network out for further consultation with opposition likely to rise in affected areas
The preferred route for the second phase of HS2 has been published, setting out exactly where the government will build the high-speed rail network through the north of England – although a controversial decision on how to build to Sheffield has been delayed once again.
Seven significant alterations to the original route are being put out for further consultation, with some likely to provoke outcry in affected areas.
Source: Guardian Transport