Liverpool City Region: HS2 link vital, leaders say

THE chairman of the Liverpool City Region Local Enterprise Partnership says the organsiation is "lobbying hard" to ensure the northern arm of the government’s planned £33bn High Speed 2 rail link comes into the city centre.

Travelling at speeds of up to 250mph it will reduce journey times from Manchester to London by an hour, to one hour eight minutes. 

A new station near Manchester Piccadilly and a second site near at Manchester Airport is proposed, while Crewe will be the location of a rail hub linking L... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...