HS2 took a major step forward today (23 February 2017) as Britain’s new railway successfully completed over 3 years of Parliamentary scrutiny to receive Royal Assent.
Construction will now begin on schedule in the spring.
Transport Secretary Chris Grayling said:
"Getting the go-ahead to start building HS2 is a massive boost to the
Tuesday 4th October 2016
Local resident David Stopps woke up with a surprise this morning courtesy of HS2.
A spokesperson for HS2 Ltd said:
“In order to prepare for construction to begin on HS2 next year, ground investigations are being undertaken on the whole line of route. In Fairford Leys this means
Residents views from the HS2 Roadshow in Aylesbury
HS2 Roadshow comes up the line to Aylesbury.
Embedded from Parliament Live TV:
Presentations to the High Speed Rail Select Committee on 26 January 2016, using the appearance to highlight the key impacts of HS2 on their constituencies.
Cheryl Gillan MP Chesham & Amersham: 09.30:05 -10:45:35
David Lidington MP for Aylesbury: 14:34:12 - 15:40:30.
Dominic Grieve MP for Beaconsfield: 15:40:30 - 15:57:44
All the Buckinghamshire Councils and affected resdients meeting up for the seventh mini- summit on HS2.
Bucks TV caught up with local councillors and local villagers to find out what they thought of the latest on the controversial High Speed Rail Line which will cut through Buckinghamshire.
Amersham councillors and residents of the Chilterns show their disapproval to the Governments approval of HS2
The leader of Bucks County Council Cllr Martin Tett joined protestors in Amersham
The latest summit organised by the Council and District Councils, highlighting the Environment Case against High Speed Rail.
Bucks County Council's Marcus Rogers talks us through the case against the High Speed Rail, presenting the environmental impact.
Steve Baker MP (Wycombe), Cheryl Gillan MP (Chesham & Amersham), David Lidington MP (Aylesbury)and John Bercow MP (Buckingham) were all present at the HS2 Consultation Summit on 15th April 2011
A review of the HS2 business case by Hilary Wharf of HS2 Action Alliance
Communities across the countryside burnt beacons in protest of the proposed high speed train link, to coincide with the launch of the government's public consultation.
Richard Carr is joined by HS2 Action Alliance Director Hilary Wharf, to discuss the latest on the High Speed Rail proposed route through our County. The Bucks Summit and the recent visit from the Secretary of State for Transport, Philip Hammond MP.
Organised by Bucks County Council and our four district councils, the second Bucks Summit invited numerous key speakers to talk. – Sir Brian Briscoe is chairman of HS2 Ltd
Philip Hammond braved the HS2 demonstrators in Aylesbury after changing his timetable of visits around. He spoke to Bucks TV and a number of the crowd during his private meeting at AVDC.
The Chiltern Society organised a walk following the proposed route of the High Speed 2 Rail link between Amersham and Great Missenden. To show us the outstanding beauty we potentially will loose.