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News Update on HS2 in Birmingham 

23 Jun 18

Curzon Street newsletter Posted on Jun 20th 2018 by Area North Engagement Team If you’d like to find out about all the latest news for HS2 in central Birmingham, you can now read our most recent newsletter on the Curzon Street page.


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Major survey of Solihull’s roads for £2 million safety projects 

21 Jun 18

More than 90 miles of highways in close proximity to the HS2 rail line are to covered by the survey…


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These major changes are taking place at Aston Villa’s training ground right now 

19 Jun 18

Work has started at Bodymoor Heath because of the HS2 rail link…


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Lichfield MP urges community groups to tap in to HS2 environmental funding pot 

15 Jun 18

Lichfield’s MP has urged local groups to ensure they get something back from HS2 by applying for money from a new fund.


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These are the big changes at Aston Villa’s training ground this summer 

13 Jun 18

Work has started at Bodymoor Heath because of the HS2 rail link…


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There will be these big changes at Aston Villa’s training ground this summer 

12 Jun 18

Work has started at Bodymoor Heath because of the HS2 rail link…


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HS2 tunnel plan forces relocation of recycling plant 

6 Jun 18

Operations are set to move from Castle Bromwich to Tyseley…


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Plans for HS2 Interchange station set to go on show in Solihull 

30 May 18

SILHILLIANS are being invited to have their say on the proposed HS2 interchange station.


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Crewe station needs altering for HS2, council says 

16 May 18

It needs two new entrances and a better access road if it is to accommodate extra passengers, it says.


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Successful campaign to Mitigate Impact of HS2 on the county 

11 May 18

Last month I was in London in front of the HS2 Select Committee campaigning for measures to mitigate the impact of high speed rail on the county.


News
National High Speed Rail college invites you to become one of the people who’ll make HS2 happen 

10 May 18

The next generation of rail travel is everything you’d expect – incredible speed, technology and innovation.


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Councillors reassured that Kings Bromley won’t be used as a main HS2 construction route 

10 May 18

A village near Lichfield will not be used as a key construction route for HS2, councillors have been reassured.


News
The long-awaited transformation of Birmingham International Station is underway 

4 May 18

The transformation process of Birmingham International Station is has started after it was given a major boost of £9.27m to progress the design process.


Local news
Birmingham Connected Update – April 2018 

26 Apr 18

Welcome to the latest Birmingham Connected update containing transport news and information which we hope you will find useful.


News
Transport Secretary insists HS2 will create opportunity for more West Coast Main Line services to stop at Lichfield Trent Valley 

21 Apr 18

Passengers have been reassured that HS2 will provide an opportunity for more West Coast Main Line services to stop in Lichfield.


Local news
Birmingham Connected Update – 20 March 2018 

26 Mar 18

Welcome to the latest Birmingham Connected update containing transport news and information which we hope you will find useful.


Business
HS2 contractor announcement set to spark jobs boom 

21 Mar 18

High-Speed Stations offer business growth and employment opportunities across the West Midlands.


News
Call to raid HS2 budget to fix potholes in roads 

16 Mar 18

Labour MP speaks out after figures show big rise in cyclist deaths and serious injuries.


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£10m funding boost for new HS2 urban quarter 

14 Mar 18

PLANS TO create an ‘urban quarter’ around the HS2 Interchange station in Solihull have taken a major step forward this week after almost £10 million in new funding was secured.


News
£10m boost for new HS2 urban quarter 

13 Mar 18

Plans to create a new business and residential village based around the new HS2 Interchange station in Solihull backed by devolution cash…


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Solihull plan for new urban quarter receives double boost 

13 Mar 18

Groundbreaking partnership with HS2 Ltd to design new infrastructure and connectivity.


News
Government wants to use HS2 to recruit women and ethnic minority engineers 

5 Mar 18

HS2 will provide a chance to train thousands of engineering students, say Ministers and West Midlands Mayor Andy Street…


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How HS2 high speed rail will create the new generation of engineers that Britain needs 

5 Mar 18

Writing for BirminghamLive, HS2 Minister Nusrat Ghani and West Midlands MayorAndyStreet say construction of the high speed rail line will be an opportunity to train young people in vital skills…


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2015-2018: city park, market area with trees & green space, or a fenced vista? 

27 Feb 18

The loss of Eastside Park (above) to HS2 , ‘more of a square than a park’, strengthens the case for greening Smithfield.


Local news
Reminder….Public Meeting on HS2 and Homelessness 

22 Feb 18

On Saturday 24 February at the Hyatt Hotel – it’s FREE! Latest news: City Centre Councillors Albert Bore and Kath Hartley have now said they will attend the meeting.