HS2 routes confirmed to Manchester and Leeds

HS2 routes confirmed to Manchester and Leeds
 

The government's preferred routes for the HS2 high speed railway north of Birmingham have been confirmed.
It said one main route would run east of Sheffield, with a separate spur to take passengers to the city centre.
As a result, 16 homes on the Shimmer housing estate in Mexborough are expected to be demolished, the Department for Transport (DfT) said.
The routes, from Crewe to Manchester and from the West Midlands to Leeds, were laid out last November.
Earlier the government announced seven contracts worth nearly £7bn for some of the line's civil engineering between Birmingham and... read more

 
17 July 2017 in Regional, Views: 42
Source: BBC
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