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Railways: High-speed Lines

Volume 712: debated on Thursday 9 July 2009

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To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the High Speed Two rail project will be included in their future spending plans. [HL4830]

High Speed Two will report to Government at the end of the year on a route proposal, including financing and construction options, for a new line between London and the West Midlands and the potential for new lines beyond the West Midlands at the level of broad corridors. A decision on the route between London and the West Midlands will be taken following a public consultation during 2010.