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HS2 railway conference staged in South Cheshire as Chancellor visits Crewe

HS2 railway conference staged in South Cheshire as Chancellor visits Crewe

Key players from the region’s railway industry are meeting in South Cheshire to outline the benefits of the proposed HS2 North West hub station at Crewe.

And it comes on the same day Chancellor George Osborne visited Bentley in Crewe to further outline the impact of his Autumn statement on the economy.

December 4, 2014
MP Edward Timpson backs HS2 hub station decision for Crewe

MP Edward Timpson backs HS2 hub station decision for Crewe

Crewe & Nantwich MP Edward Timpson believes the decision to site HS2 hub station in Crewe is “fantastic”.

Conservative MP Mr Timpson says he has been pestering Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin to make Crewe’s case, and to speed the project up.

October 28, 2014
Crewe chosen for HS2 hub station over Stoke-on-Trent

Crewe chosen for HS2 hub station over Stoke-on-Trent

Crewe is to be the site for a northern hub station for HS2, a report has finally decided.

HS2 chairman Sir David Higgins has favoured South Cheshire for the station and HS2 link north of Birmingham to the North West over Stoke-on-Trent.

October 26, 2014
Crewe winning HS2 station bid as Rail College goes to Birmingham

Crewe winning HS2 station bid as Rail College goes to Birmingham

Crewe looks to be winning the race to secure a second phase of the HS2 rail line, despite a specialist college linked to the project going to Birmingham.

Reports suggest chairman of HS2 Sir David Higgins is set to announce that the second phase linking to the North West should run through South Cheshire rather than Stoke-on-Trent.

October 5, 2014
Government agrees £15.6 million pot for Crewe Green Link Road project

Government agrees £15.6 million pot for Crewe Green Link Road project

Ministers have earmarked £15 million for a key link road to help boost growth for Crewe and Nantwich. Department for Transport today confirmed £15.64m funding for the 1.1km Crewe Green Link Road South dual carriageway project.

June 3, 2014
Crewe and Nantwich transport strategy results to be unveiled

Crewe and Nantwich transport strategy results to be unveiled

The results of an extensive transport survey across Crewe and Nantwich are set to be unveiled. The Local Forum on Transport Strategy for Cheshire will be held tomorrow (April 23).

April 22, 2014
Crewe and Nantwich politicians back new HS2 Cheshire link plan

Crewe and Nantwich politicians back new HS2 Cheshire link plan

Leading Crewe and Nantwich politicians have welcomed a plan to extend the HS2 line to South Cheshire earlier than first thought. David Higgins, Chairman of HS2 Ltd, has announced that Phase Two of the £50 billion high speed rail link should be “accelerated”.

March 17, 2014
Green Party candidate blasts Cheshire East Council over HS2 bid

Green Party candidate blasts Cheshire East Council over HS2 bid

A Green Party candidate has attacked Cheshire East Council chiefs’ claims how the HS2 rail project will boost Crewe and Nantwich. John Knight labelled HS2 an “expensive vanity project” and believes Cheshire East has been “betrayed” by the Government.

January 21, 2014
Nantwich residents urged to air views on HS2 rail link plans

Nantwich residents urged to air views on HS2 rail link plans

Crewe and Nantwich residents can have their say on the planned high-speed HS2 rail link for South Cheshire. The Government announced its preferred route last month, which includes a high-speed service from Crewe to London in 58 minutes.

February 20, 2013
Warning over HS2 impact for South Cheshire local rail lines

Warning over HS2 impact for South Cheshire local rail lines

A link to the planned HS2 railway has been welcomed by a South Cheshire rail passenger group boss. But John Coult, acting chair of the Crewe and Shrewsbury Passenger Association (CASPA), also warned against it overshadowing local rail improvements.

February 4, 2013
Crewe and Nantwich politicians say HS2 rail link huge boost for region

Crewe and Nantwich politicians say HS2 rail link huge boost for region

Political leaders in Crewe and Nantwich say a High Speed Rail link to Crewe will be a huge economic boost to the region. The Government announced the HS2 route north of Birmingham today, and confirmed there will be a connection point to the West Coast Main Line south of Crewe.

January 28, 2013