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High Speed 2 Railway Line and East-West Rail Link

Department for Transport written question – answered on 1st October 2019.

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Photo of Daniel Zeichner Daniel Zeichner Labour, Cambridge

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what discussions he has had with Cabinet Colleagues on a potential intersection between East West Rail and High Speed 2; and what plans he has to implement a connection between those lines.

Photo of Paul Maynard Paul Maynard Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

The HS2 and East West Rail lines are planned to intersect in the Calvert area to enable access to the HS2 Maintenance Depot from the East West Rail lines. There is no intention for any integration of passenger or freight services between the two lines.

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