• 20 miles more will link HS2 to the gateway for the UK’s biggest trading partners

  • 20 miles more will link HS2 to the home of the UK’s most successful manufacturing export

  • 20 miles more will link HS2 to the UK city with the fastest growing economy outside London

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  • Phasing 2A

    Liverpool needs a link comparable to other core cities

    On 30th November, the Government announced that HS2 would be extended to Crewe six years earlier than originally intended. The initial plan was for HS2 to open in two stages: Phase 1, London – Birmingham to be completed by 2026 and Phase 2, Birmingham – Manchester/Leeds (the ‘Y’) by 2033. The revised plan is for the first section of Phase 2, from Birmingham to Crewe, (Phase 2A), to open one […]

ABOUT 20 MILES MORE

ABOUT 20 MILES MOREAndrew Morris20 Miles More Chair

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.

— Andrew Morris

£2.70

Return for every £1 spent

£400,000,000

Annual GVA Boost

30% Faster

Lon-Liv Journey Time