HS2 pause means more than lost business for rail freight
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The UK government has decided to slow down the building of the HS2 project. That pause, covering significant parts of the project, will inevitably have an impact on rail freight operations. The company formed to build the high-speed railway between London and Birmingham and beyond, HS2 Limited, has already said its committed to using rail freight for the bulk of the heavy lifting. However, the descoping of the project will inevitably mean fewer trains running day to day.
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