Global Railway Review: 20 Miles More: Campaigning to extend HS2 to include Liverpool
20 Miles More Ltd is an independent business-led organisation that is campaigning for a direct link from Liverpool to High Speed 2 (HS2) – the high-speed rail route linking London to the Midlands and North of England. Director Martin Sloman explains what the campaign is all about and what has been achieved so far. Read the full article at Global Railway Review
ABOUT 20 MILES MORE
20 Miles More is a campaign supported by a coalition of leading business figures and academics to have the proposed HS2 network extended to include Liverpool. At present Liverpool is the only major city in the North and Midlands not directly connected to HS2 and it is estimated that a branch serving the city would help increase the city region’s GVA by £8bn over 20 years.
We are the biggest English city not on the HS2 network and the absence of a link would be extremely damaging to our business competitiveness.