HS2 ( 2)

Meeting: 
MQT on 2014-02-26
Session date: 
February 26, 2014
Reference: 
2014/0984
Question By: 
Andrew Dismore
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Do you agree that the proposed use of the North London line for the HS2 /HS1 link is misconceived and that this stretch of the route should be tunnelled?

Answer

Answer for HS2 ( 2)

Answer for HS2 ( 2)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

I welcome the decision to drop the current 'not fit for purpose HS1 to HS2 link' from Phase 1 - as I have always said, this simply didn't make sense. Further work should now be done with TfL and Network Rail to determine the best answer for London.