High Speed 2 Railway Line:Written question - 8236

Q
(Easington)
Asked on: 27 January 2020
Department for Transport
High Speed 2 Railway Line
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will make an assessment of the economic effect of High Speed Two on people living in Easington constituency.
A
Answered by: Paul Maynard
Answered on: 04 February 2020

HS2 as planned has the potential to unlock significant investment in North East England. The project will integrate with Northern Powerhouse Rail and local transport, and will help to relieve congestion, improve reliability and speed up journey times between the North East with the Midlands and South.

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