In November 2016, the Secretary of State confirmed part of the Phase 2b route, whilst also announcing a consultation on seven route refinement areas. On 17 July 2017, the Secretary of State for Transport announced his decisions on these refinements. Information on this page relates to the route as confirmed on 17 July.
This page sets out detailed information on the Phase 2b route, including advice from HS2 Ltd to the Secretary of State, Department for Transport publications concerning the Phase 2b business case, plan and profile maps showing greater detail on the route as it is currently designed, and information on current and previous consultations.
For more information on proposals for Phase 2a of HS2, which will extend the HS2 network from the West Midlands to Crewe, please see the Phase 2a hybrid Bill page.