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High Speed 2 Railway Line

Department for Transport written question – answered on 10th February 2020.

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Photo of Grahame Morris Grahame Morris Labour, Easington

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 4 February 2020 to Question 8236 on High Speed 2 Railway Line, what estimate he has made of the reduction in journey times between the North East and Midlands after the completion of High Speed Two.

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

HS2 Phase 2b would reduce journey times between the Midlands and the North East. For example, the journey time between Birmingham and Newcastle will reduce by over 50 minutes.

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