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David Cameron: HS2 is for getting to London, faster

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On page 17 of the 30 October 2014 edition of the Birmingham Post can be found an article bearing the name of prime minister David Cameron.

Birmingham Post, 30 Oct 2014

Birmingham Post, 30 Oct 2014

[‘High speed rail will rebalance Britain’, David Cameron, in the Birmingham Post]

High Speed Two is already set to connect London and Birmingham with a 250 mph [400 km/h] railway and this week we are welcoming recommendations by HS2 boss Sir David Higgins for how we can maximise the benefits to the North and Midlands as we extend high speed rail to Leeds and Manchester. […]

Labour’s plans were about getting people to London, faster. […]

David Cameron's plans for HS2 are extremely similar to those adopted by Labour

David Cameron’s plans for HS2 are extremely similar to those adopted by Labour

HS2, i.e. Adonis high speed rail, has been adopted with very few real changes, by the Conservative / Liberal Democrat government. Even a Manchester to Leeds line was included in the 2009 documents. So, Labour’s plans were about getting people to London, faster. And the coalition’s plans are about getting people to London, faster.

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October 30, 2014 at 4:10 pm

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