Login Register
Logout
HS2

HS2

HS2 is a controversial high speed rail project linking London and Birmingham. The proposed route travels through boroughs of Hillingdon, Hounslow and Ealing.

 

Flytipping threatens green space and wildlife at nature reserve near Uxbridge

Endangered species and green spaces are being threatened by fly tipping at Frays Farm Meadows

New images of Cargiant site regeneration released as fourth, and maybe final, consultation begins

Buildings standing 45-storey tall will feature on the site, which will bring with it thousands of new homes and jobs

MPs in favour of expanding Heathrow to strengthen Britain's economy

Third runway ranked top infrastructure project by politicians in recent survey

dho_wlr_hs2cutout_1.JPG

HS2 line through west London 'could be delayed by a year', government watchdog warns

The government insists the new high-speed rail line, that will travel through west London and to the West Midlands, is still on track

Could this futuristic 'tube' replace London Underground travel with supersonic commutes?

The 'Concorde of commuting', Hyperloop One, is being tested today in the US - but could it come to London?

dho_wlr_hs2cutout_1.JPG

HS2 line will have 'colossal impact' on Ealing, Minister told as he meets residents

  • HS2

Robert Goodwill MP visited areas in Ealing following a request from Ealing Central and Acton MP Rupa Huq

Talks of a HS2 tunnel under Hillingdon borough 'back on the table'

  • HS2

Zac Goldsmith's meeting with Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin ended in a new 'working group' set up for the borough to minimise HS2 disruption

New Southall to Brentford rail link could open as early as 2020

Plans for a new service linking Hounslow and the proposed HS2 hub at Old Oak Common are also progressing, according to council chiefs

Zac Goldsmith makes HS2 tunnel vow after meeting Hillingdon residents

  • HS2

The Conservative Mayoral candidate promises to put pressure on the government, ensuring HS2 is tunnelled under Hillingdon

Heathrow calls on the government and Network Rail to accelerate Western Rail Link

Connecting more passengers from the west and south west to Heathrow will ease congestion on the roads

MP Rupa Huq slams government committee's QC for calling Ealing residents 'tedious' in battle against HS2

Ealing Central & Acton MP Rupa Huq stands with residents, one of whom had their house valued at £0 due to the HS2 plans

Stop HS2 campaigners 'angry and let down' at MP's avoiding third reading vote

  • HS2

The HS2 Phase 1 Hybrid Bill was voted through at an "overwhelming majority" in just 37 minutes

Hundreds of Hillingdon residents ask questions at HS2 event

Residents of residents had questions to ask HS2 experts, and Stop HS2 made sure they had the answers covered too

Hillingdon Outdoor Activity Centre given closure date for Denham move due to HS2 construction

  • HS2

HOAC's principal is fighting "tooth and nail" to keep the centre going and invites residents to upcoming public consultations

Boris Johnson's dad compensated for HS2 home sale while Ruislip residents miss out

Stanley Johnson's multi-million home qualified for the 'need to sell' scheme, but Ruislip residents were turned away

HS2 experts and campaigners go head to head and host Ickenham events on same day

  • HS2

Experts from HS2 Ltd will be spending a day getting to know residents in Ickenham, whilst Stop HS2 campaigners will offer an alternative viewpoint

More disappointment as HS2 Select Committee publishes final report

  • HS2

Relief for residents as Heathrow Airport spurs are taken out of the Bill, but many other suggestions were vetoed

Brent residents 'urged' to give feedback on Old Oak and Park Royal regeneration plans

Brent Council is said to fully support the new plans and are pushing for more affordable housing

London's largest ever 'build-to-rent' project to be built in Ealing

The former perfume factory site will be replaced by more than 500 new homes that will be available to rent

Residents' alternative HS2 haul road would have 'far more impact' says Wildlife Trust

  • HS2

The current HS2 haul road would cut through a Site of Special Scientific Interest, but an alternative proposed by residents would damage 'irreplaceable' land

First chance to comment on massive Old Oak and Park Royal regeneration

The land in H&F, Ealing and Brent will see 25,500 new homes and 65,000 jobs

Cost of HS2 construction jumps by 39%

  • HS2

HS2 say the increase simply shows the difference in cost from 2011 to 2015 but campaigners say the costs don't reflect reality

Council gives March deadline for HS2 traffic mitigation proposals

  • HS2

Nick Hurd MP, Hillingdon Council, and residents spoke out against the planned haul road at the HS2 Select Committee

Multi-billion pound road and rail investment aims to create more women engineers

30,000 new apprenticeships by 2020 as Crossrail, Transport for London and HS2 get new target contracts

Residents would suffer three years of dumped spoil with HS2 haul road

HS2's proposed haul road through Hillingdon deemed 'irresponsible' and would pollute the environment

Report which 'undermined case for HS2' buried for two years

  • HS2

The Public Accounts Committee say the document didn't see the light of day because of the unfavourable result it contained'

Residents will propose alternative haul road route to HS2 committee

  • HS2

Ickenham residents will speak out against HS2 Ltd's additional provision, which they say will cause 'traffic chaos'

Boris Johnson sees effects of HS2 in Ruislip for himself

  • HS2

The Uxbridge and South Ruislip MP met with campaigners and residents for a tour of the blight HS2 will have in Ruislip

Predictions for 2016: Hillingdon to face 'threats' to the community

Heathrow Airport remains high on the agenda whilst recent government budget cuts pose a 'threat' to local services

Uxbridge golf course to be ‘wiped out’ by planned HS2 road

Leader of Hillingdon Council, Cllr Ray Puddifoot, says the haul road will make the golf course "unplayable" and wants the whole project "abandoned"

Get West London Tweets

Journalists

Salina Patel
Hounslow
Katherine Clementine
Uxbridge
David Rivers
Ealing
Goolistan Cooper
Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea, Westminster
Ryan O'Donovan
Harrow and Brent
Robert Cumber
Hounslow
Emily Chudy
What's On Reporter
Matt Lewis
Sports Reporter
Tom Moore
Sports Reporter
Tim Street
Deputy Sports Editor
Paul Warburton
Sports Reporter