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HS2 will serve York

'Phase 2b'
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HS2 will connect York to the East Midlands

and to international services from Birmingham Airport, all in less than 90 minutes.

HS2 will serve York

It will integrate with Northern Powerhouse Rail and local transport to relieve congestion, improve reliability and speed up journey times

HS2 Services

York to:

  • East Midlands Hub, HS2 time 35 minutes
  • Birmingham, HS2 time 57 minutes, current time 112 minutes
  • London, HS2 time 84 minutes, current time 111 minutes.

HS2 is driving growth in Yorkshire

York Central project

In York, the ‘York Central’ project will regenerate land next to the railway station. The York Central partnership sees the HS2-ready hub as an economic magnet.. The Enterprise Zone around the station will help unlock around £155m in public investment creating commercial space, up to 2,500 new homes, up to 6,500 jobs. It could create over £1.1 billion value for the region’s economy.

Over 7,000 jobs are already supported by HS2 across the country. Over 90 businesses from Yorkshire and the Humber have already worked on HS2.