High Speed 2 Railway Line: Speed Limits

Department for Transport written question – answered on 9th September 2021.

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Photo of Charlotte Nichols Charlotte Nichols Shadow Minister (Equalities Office)

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether his Department plans to increase the speed of HS2 trains when they use the existing railway network to ensure that they match the journey times of Pendolinos in operation.

Photo of Andrew Stephenson Andrew Stephenson Assistant Whip, Minister of State (Department for Transport)

No decisions have been made relating to the maximum speed of rolling stock on the West Coast Main Line after the completion of HS2.

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