High Speed 2 Railway Line: Wales

Wales Office written question – answered on 8th March 2017.

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Photo of Susan Elan Jones Susan Elan Jones Labour, Clwyd South

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Transport on the development of rail links between Wales and the High Speed 2 network.

Photo of Guto Bebb Guto Bebb Government Whip, The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Wales

HS2 has huge potential to support growth across the UK and into North Wales – it will promote regeneration, boost skills and generate new jobs for people across the region. Passengers travelling from North Wales will also be able to benefit from faster journey times by interchanging with HS2 between Crewe and London.

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