Rail (UK)

Mark Thurston


After more than a decade of fierce de­bate, High Speed 2 was granted its Govern­ment ‘No­tice to Pro­ceed’ on April 15 - and work is un­der way at around 250 sites. But has COVID-19 changed the fun­da­men­tals? Do we even still need HS2? And if we do, do we need all of it? Is the East­ern Arm safe? Can we still af­ford it? Is it still on bud­get? NIGEL HAR­RIS talks frankly to HS2 Chief Ex­ec­u­tive MARK THURSTON about all these things - and much more….

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