High Speed 2 Line: Leeds

Department for Transport written question – answered on 15th May 2023.

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Photo of Hilary Benn Hilary Benn Labour, Leeds Central

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether he plans to review HS2 site safeguarding in Leeds after the report on bringing HS2 trains to Leeds is published.

Photo of Huw Merriman Huw Merriman Minister of State (Department for Transport)

The Integrated Rail Plan set out that safeguarding of the previously proposed high speed route north of East Midlands Parkway will remain in place until the conclusion of the HS2 to Leeds Study.

The Government periodically reviews land requirements for the HS2 rail project and updates the extent of safeguarding accordingly.

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