HS2 should be brought forward for Commonwealth Games says city chief
The opening of HS2 could be brought forward to make 2026 a year to remember for Birmingham if the city’s Commonwealth Games bid is successful it has been claimed.
Council deputy leader Ian Ward says that the city will lobby to ensure both HS2 and a new metro tram line from Birmingham city centre to the airport and HS2 interchange is also up and running at the same time.
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He said: “I think the current timetable for HS2 is the end of 2026, but with the Commonwealth Games there would be a strong argument for bringing that forward and it is... read more
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