Phase Two

West Midlands to Leeds and Manchester and beyond

The public consultation on the proposed Phase Two from the West Midlands to Manchester, Leeds and beyond was launched on 17 July 2013 and closed on 31 January 2014

In this section you can find out more about the proposed route and current progress.  Find out what’s happening now by clicking the ‘Latest news’ link below.

Find out about the eastern leg of Phase Two, which will connect the West Midlands to Leeds and the North East with intermediate stations in the East Midlands and South Yorkshire.

Find out about the western leg of Phase Two, which will connect the West Midlands to Manchester and the North West with a proposed station at Manchester Airport.

The government has launched an Exceptional Hardship Scheme for the route from the West Midlands to Leeds and Manchester. Further information about the scheme and how to apply can be found from this page.

Find out how we will be working with people across the country to both minimise the impacts and maximise the benefits of Phase Two of HS2.

These documents set out the proposed route from the West Midlands to Leeds, Manchester and beyond as at July 2013. The information supported the proposed line of route consultation that ran from July 2013 to January 2014.

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