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High Speed Rail (Preparation) Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 4:03 pm on 26th June 2013.

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Photo of Iain Stewart Iain Stewart Conservative, Milton Keynes South 4:03 pm, 26th June 2013

I am grateful to my hon. Friend for that intervention. I took the opportunity to visit the route of High Speed 1 and saw the noise mitigation measures that had been put in place. The noise of the trains is not much more audible than that of an A road or other minor piece of infrastructure.