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East West Rail Line and High Speed 2 Line

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 290719, tabled on 25 September 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what discussions he has had with Cabinet Colleagues on a potential intersection between East West Rail and High Speed 2; and what plans he has to implement a connection between those lines.

Answered on

1 October 2019

The HS2 and East West Rail lines are planned to intersect in the Calvert area to enable access to the HS2 Maintenance Depot from the East West Rail lines. There is no intention for any integration of passenger or freight services between the two lines.