The debate on High Speed Rail (HSR) offers a once in a generation opportunity to achieve a more countryside friendly transport system. The potential benefits of HSR are not, however, a foregone conclusion. The Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) therefore supports the principle of HSR but believes the detail, including the context, of proposals such as High Speed 2 (HS2) needs to be carefully planned.
Getting back on track
Why new thinking is needed about High Speed Rail
- A4, 34pp
- December 2010
- PDF: Getting back on track