By David Hanson MP / Latest News / / 0 Comments

HS2 Crewe Hub

I welcome the news announced by the UK Government to support the Crewe Hub vision, and to that end plans for HS2 Phase 2a will be modified to include:

• Provision of 400m platforms, extending Platform 5, to allow for the splitting and joining of HS2 services, which also opens opportunities to serve Stoke-On-Trent via HS2;
• A more efficient design for the proposed design for the proposed platform on the Manchester independent lines, incorporating a transfer deck to the main station; and
• A change to the design of the southern connection from HS2, so that HS2 joins (and takes over) the central two lines on the existing network. Read more “HS2 Crewe Hub”