HS3: Do we need another high-speed rail link?

Briefing Mon 23 Jun, AT 11:34

How the proposed HS3 link between Manchester and Leeds might boost the northern economy

Hitachi to move rail HQ from Japan to UK as it eyes HS2

One-Minute Read Thu 20 Mar, AT 12:09

Manufacturer of the first bullet train comes to UK in 'incredible vote of confidence’ for Britain

David Cameron in China: what is PM hoping to achieve?

Summary Mon 2 Dec, AT 13:02

The Prime Minister has arrived in Beijing in a bid to boost trade and make amends for previous spats

HS2: rail link clears Commons hurdle as MPs approve funding

One-Minute Read Fri 1 Nov, AT 12:03

Bill releasing funds to prepare ground for HS2 passes; new study will probe benefits for Scotland


HS2 vote: PM faces Tory rebels but Miliband has real headache

Thu 31 Oct, AT 11:03 The Mole

'Battle for control' between Miliband and Balls as Labour goes into today's vote still dithering

HS2: Value to economy has fallen, says report

One-Minute Read Tue 29 Oct, AT 14:15

Latest business case for £50bn rail link concedes benefit-cost ratio has fallen

High Speed Rail

HS2 alternative would cause 14 years of 'weekend travel chaos'

One-Minute Read Mon 28 Oct, AT 12:44

Upgrading lines north of London would add far fewer extra seats and double time from capital to Leeds

Patrick McLoughlin, Transport Secretary

HS2 Bill survives Tory revolt but minister threatens to quit

One-Minute Read Tue 29 Apr, AT 10:56

Transport Secretary tries to calm objectors but Boris Johnson says environment woes are ‘b******s'

HS2 will inject £15bn a year into UK economy says report

First Reaction Wed 11 Sep, AT 11:02

Government 'fightback' over costly rail link kicks off with report predicting 'massive' boost to regions

A Eurostar train at St Pancras International station

Leading business group says HS2 is 'one grand folly'

One-Minute Read Tue 27 Aug, AT 11:00

IoD survey reveals businesses have little confidence in costly project and see few economic benefits