Research and analysis

HS2 Berkswell and Balsall Common tunnel report

A report into tunnel options in the area of Berkswell and Balsall Common in the Metropolitan Borough of Solihull.



In response to a request by Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council, and petitions against the High Speed Rail (London to West Midlands) Bill, a number of options for the provision of a tunnel in the vicinity of Berkswell and Balsall Common have been evaluated by High Speed Two (HS2) Ltd.

The engineering requirements, cost and potential environmental impacts of each option have been considered. This report details these tunnel options and the outcomes of the evaluation undertaken for each.

The report can be downloaded in full from this page, along with the appendices showing the development of the scheme in this area.

Published 25 November 2014