Go to content


With HS2 trains set to stop at Liverpool Lime Street and Runcorn from the high speed line at Crewe, the Liverpool City Region is geared up to maximise current high speed rail proposals.

'Phase 2a'
Map Link:

The City Region wants to deliver a world class transport network.

Its ambitious plans would integrate the existing HS2 route and builds on the Northern Powerhouse Rail proposals for high speed, east-west links directly into Liverpool City Centre.

Liverpool City Region has an annual economy worth over £28 billion with a population of 1.5 million people.

As a world-renowned centre of culture, sport and tourism, Liverpool has a growing visitor economy worth £3.8 billion a year.

Liverpool is understandably determined that new high speed rail connections will build on the city region’s traditional strengths as an economic engine and driver for growth.