1. China offers to build HS2 in five years and for less money  Financial Times
  2. Britain in talks with China about building HS2  Telegraph.co.uk
  3. HS2 may run slower in the North to cut costs, ministers warn  Daily Mail
  4. Will HS2 have any positive effects for tourism? It's just a matter of time  Telegraph.co.uk
  5. Letter: HS2 ‘revolution’ should aspire to the best global standards  Financial Times
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HS2 trains will have a top speed of 225mph, but only on relatively straight stretches of track - around 60 per cent of the line from London to Birmingham but less further north.HS2 trains will have a top speed of 225mph, but only on relatively straight stretches of track - around 60 per cent of the line from London to Birmingham but less further north.

HS2 may run slower in the North to cut costs, ministers warn  | Daily Mail Online

Will HS2 have any positive effects for tourism? It's just a matter of time

“We’re here to deliver for the people of this country. We're going to cut crime, we're going to tackle homelessness, and we’re going to invest more in our NHS and schools. https://t.co/DSuQLBPQRZ”

Boris Johnson on Twitter: "We’re here to deliver for the people of this country. We're going to cut crime, we're going to tackle homelessness, and we’re going to invest more in our NHS and schools.… https://t.co/mRj545U37m"

“This government will deliver on the priorities of the British people. Investing more in our NHS and schools, levelling up with better infrastructure, and tackling crime with 20,000 more police on the streets.”

Boris Johnson on Twitter: "This government will deliver on the priorities of the British people. Investing more in our NHS and schools, levelling up with better infrastructure, and tackling crime with 20,000 more police on the streets.… https://t.co/T9LXI0D44B"

“The Mustique Mystery, Ep.2, starring ⁦@BorisJohnson⁩. The plot thickens. “US financier who owns Mustique property says she WAS paid for PM's stay” https://t.co/c7Ao8h0YMm”

Peter Foster on Twitter: "The Mustique Mystery, Ep.2, starring ⁦@BorisJohnson⁩. The plot thickens. “US financier who owns Mustique property says she WAS paid for PM's stay” https://t.co/c7Ao8h0YMm"

“I listened very carefully to @BorisJohnson this week He says our farming and food standards will not be reduced because of an American trade deal He didn’t say that we would protect our producers from cheap imports produced in worse ways So we will be undercut unfairly”

James Rebanks on Twitter: "I listened very carefully to @BorisJohnson this week He says our farming and food standards will not be reduced because of an American trade deal He didn’t say that we would protect our producers from cheap imports produced in worse ways So we will be undercut unfairly"

The rail route will head from London to Birmingham and then to the North West via Crewe  The rail route will head from London to Birmingham and then to the North West via Crewe

This is when HS2 services could come to Crewe by - Cheshire Live

Boris Johnson gave Europe’s largest rail project the nod this week but he still has cost concerns, which makes a proposal from a Chinese company all the more interestingBoris Johnson gave Europe's largest rail project the nod this week but he still has cost concerns, which makes a proposal from a Chinese company all the more interesting

HS2 and the Chinese connection | Comment | Building

SCOTLAND is in line for a windfall of up to £10 billion as a result of the controversial High Speed 2 (HS2) rail project, it has been claimed, with… SCOTLAND is in line for a windfall of up to £10 billion as a result of the controversial High Speed 2 (HS2) rail project, it has been claimed, with…

Campaigners call for Scotland's HS2 windfall to be used to revamp rail services | HeraldScotland

Academics have identified why megaprojects such as HS2 and Crossrail often fail or have budgets that spiral out of control.Academics have identified why megaprojects such as HS2 and Crossrail often fail or have budgets that spiral out of control.

Researchers pinpoint why megaprojects like HS2 often fail | E&T Magazine

The UK has seen rail journeys increase to 1.8 billion a year, from 760 million journeys in 1995. Locally we have seen an ongoing series of improvements toThe UK has seen rail journeys increase to 1.8 billion a year, from 760 million journeys in 1995. Locally we have seen an ongoing series of improvements to

Andrew Jones MP talks about rail and HS2 — Harrogate Informer

Think what you will about Boris Johnson, he's certainly got a way with words.Think what you will about Boris Johnson, he's certainly got a way with words.

HS2: a 'transport revolution' - or a colossal waste of money? | York Press

SOLIHULL council's leader has spoken out in welcoming the go-ahead for the controversial high speed rail line HS2 - despite division and damage to livelihoods in parts of the borough.

Solihull council leader praises go-ahead for HS2 - despite division, controversy and harm to livelihoods | The Solihull Observer

Faster north-south train service around London could decrease reliance on cars and planes. But northerners say their more dire transportation needs are being neglected.Faster north-south train service around London could decrease reliance on cars and planes. But northerners say their more dire transportation needs are being neglected.

U.K. Has a Bold New Plan for High-Speed Rail - CityLab