Hammond’s letter to Lidington changes position on Route 2.5 Consultation
Presentation from May 11th Public Meeting is available here
Please refer here for access to consultation documents
Original HS2 ‘Command Paper’ issued March 11 2010 HS2cmdpaper
Notes from Bucks CC Environment Summit October 15th
Materials relating to Hs2 Ltd Seminars October 14th
(Please note – these include handwritten comments on the slides)
The ‘virgin’ slides have now been made available at:
Recording of BBC ‘Daily Politics’ Show September 23rd is here
New documents in September:
Letter from HS2AA to George Osborne gives a good summary of the issues.
Article published in October’s Modern Railways amplifies and articulates the case against HS2
Analysis of HS2 business case commissioned by Wendover Action Group.
We have finally received a response to our FOI on the consultation process – please see below. As a result, we have formally complained to HS2 Ltd and will be escalating our concerns to the office of the Information Commissioner.
Speen Action Group Factsheet here
HS2 AA summary myths information here
A revised and comprehensive review of the flawed ‘justification’ for HS2 prepared by HS2AA. This is excellent reading and can form the basis of letters and other representations to MPs, the Treasury and other influential bodies.
Freedom of Information:
A summary table and full details of HS2 Costs can be seen here
FOI response on ventilation shafts is here
FOI request and response (after 42 working days!) on the consultation process is here
Chiltern Conservation Board Lacey Green Presentation May 13th
Speen Public Meeting June 23rd
Risborough Area Residents Association July 27th
Business Case Reviews & Alternatives
Wendover HS2 Action Group have prepared a thorough review of the business case:
High Speed 2 Action Alliance Alternatives to HS2 Paper. This is an excellent view of HS2, why it is flawed, and some of the alternative ways of meeting transport demand. This is a more complete version of the material presented at the Bucks CC Summit on HS2 held on June 18th
Blue Space HS2 Business Case Review – highlights the weaknesses of the HS2 Business Case
Transport Watch Appraisal of HS2 business case
Main Department for Transport site relating to HS2 – all published documents and maps for the Preferred Route
You need to read this about HS2 NOISE
New – maps for Route 2.5 – not available on the Dft website
We have all map sections for 2.5, which show the exact route, elevations etc as well as property and other impacts – in the same format as the detailed maps for the preferred route.
Map 1 – South Ruislip – Denham HS2-ARP-07-DR-RW-02101_Iss3
Map 2 – Denham to Gerrards Cross HS2-ARP-07-DR-RW-02102_Iss3
Map 3 – Gerrards Cross to Knotty Green HS2-ARP-07-DR-RW-02103_Iss3
Map 4 – Knotty Green to Hazlemere HS2-ARP-07-DR-RW-02104_Iss3
Map 5 – Hazlemere to Speen HS2-ARP-07-DR-RW-02105_Iss3
Map 6 – Speen to Horsenden HS2-ARP-07-DR-RW-02106_Iss3
Map 7 – Horsenden to Haddenham HS2-ARP-07-DR-RW-02107_Iss3
Map 8 – Haddenham to Chilton HS2-ARP-07-DR-RW-02108_Iss3
Map 9 – Chilton to Piddington HS2-ARP-07-DR-RW-02109_Iss3
Map 10 – Piddington to Launton HS2-ARP-07-DR-RW-02110_Iss3
Map 11 – Launton to Newton Purcell HS2-ARP-07-DR-RW-02111_Iss3
Map 12 – Newton Purcell to Mixbury HS2-ARP-07-DR-RW-02112_Iss3
Combined Map 5 & Map 6 HS2LocalMaps
Please note: this represents only an initial view of key documents and will be added to / amended over time. Please feel free to suggest additions.
Special sound file 1 hs2
Special sound file 2 hs2-4