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Railways: North of England

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 76681, tabled on 17 November 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many miles of high speed track north of Birmingham there (a) are as of 17 November 2021 and (b) will be in 2031 under his Department's plans.

Answered on

22 November 2021

There is currently no track north of Birmingham enabling high speed trains operating at more than 140mph. We expect to have constructed 55 miles of this track north of Birmingham by 2031.

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