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Operations: HS2 Phase 2a information papers

Information relating to the operational elements of HS2 Phase 2a, including station works, tunnels, maintenance facilities and freight movements.



Series F of our information papers outline a number of operational elements of Phase 2a, including:

  • proposals for works at Crewe Station
  • the proposed infrastructure maintenance base-rail near Stone
  • the tunnels that form part of Phase 2a and information on how they will be constructed
  • information about future service patterns on the WCML when Phase 2a is operational
  • details of commercial and franchising issues relating to HS2
  • interfaces between rail freight operations and HS2 during construction and once Phase 2a is operational
Published 17 July 2017
Last updated 14 March 2018 + show all updates
  1. Alternative sift report added
  2. Update on Stone IMB-R added
  3. Update to paper F3 and addition of change log
  4. First published.