15 October 2018
HS2 Ltd are carrying out 2 route-wide consultations on their emerging proposals for the new railway. The consultations start on 11 October 2018 and will close at 23:45 on 21 December 2018.
- The working draft Environmental Statement – this describes the likely environmental impacts of building and operating Phase 2b of HS2; as well as proposed ways to avoid, reduce, mitigate and monitor the effects.
- The working draft Equality Impact Assessment Report – this looks at the potential effects of building and operating the railway on people protected by the Equalities Act 2010.
To support the consultations, reference copies of the consultation documents will be available during the consultation period at a number of locations along the route.
Further information can be found on HS2 Ltd's website.