Check the HS2 route

You can check maps to see the planned routes for the High Speed Two (HS2) rail network.

The route for Phase 1 has been confirmed. Plans for Phases 2a and 2b aren’t confirmed but are unlikely to change significantly. 

You may be able to claim compensation if your property’s affected by HS2, for example you can’t sell your house at full market value because it’s near the route.

Phase 1 - London to the West Midlands

Check the latest maps for the HS2 Phase 1 route.

This route has been confirmed.

You can view:

  • maps of the whole London to West Midlands route
  • detailed maps of specific sections of the route

Phase 2a - West Midlands to Crewe

Check the latest maps for the proposed HS2 Phase 2a route.

These routes haven’t been confirmed yet and may change.

You can view:

  • maps of the whole West Midlands to Crewe route
  • detailed maps of specific sections of the route

Phase 2b - Crewe to Manchester and West Midlands to Leeds

Check the latest maps for the proposed HS2 Phase 2b route

This route hasn’t been confirmed yet and may change.

There are 2 proposed ‘legs’ to the Phase 2 route.

On the maps you can view the:

  • eastern leg - proposed route from the West Midlands to Leeds
  • western leg - proposed route from Crewe to Manchester