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High Speed 2 Railway Line

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 218139, tabled on 7 February 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, on what date he expects the main contractors building High Speed Two Phase 1 to commence their work.

Answered on

12 February 2019

Stage 1 of the main civil works contracts were awarded in July 2017 and contractors commenced design and development work then. Stage 2 of the contracts will commence when Government authorises Notice to Proceed later in 2019 and contractors will begin civil construction activities.

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