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HS2 In London

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Jonathan Roberts of the JRC consultancy discusses the route of the new line in the capital and the importance of getting it right.

"With 70-80% of all High Speed 2 travel being to or from the capital, it is vital to get HS2 proposals right in the London and Home Counties regions."

"This article addresses the four conditions raised in the Mayor of London's 2011 consultation response on HS2 and shared by other London area stakeholders. They are:

• environmental mitigation along the north west London corridor;
• inclusion of more than just Crossrail in Old Oak Common interchange;
• solving the weaknesses of the HS2-HS1 link;
• mitigating Euston interchange pressures. "

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