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HS2 will serve over 25 existing and new stations across the UK.

Where we go

HS2 will construct a railway bringing much needed capacity to the existing main lines whilst connecting 25 stations and in return reducing carbon emssions.


Screenshot of map showing HS2 network

Route map

The interactive route map shows the route, phases and stations HS2 will deliver

Interactive route map
Aerial view of Interchange Station

Which stations will HS2 trains serve?

Based on current indicative train service specification. Final HS2 timetable subject to revision and consultation.
  • Capacity

    HS2 trains will serve towns and cities on the East and West Coast Main Lines and create space for additional services across the country.

  • Connecting

    HS2 trains will serve over 25 stations connecting around 30 million people.

  • Reducing carbon emissions

    HS2 will take hundreds of thousands of cars and lorries off our roads every year. In turn, reducing carbon emissions.

Serving Britain’s largest cities and their regions.

The new HS2 high speed line will provide fast, frequent and reliable connections between 8 out of Britain’s 10 largest cities and their regions: Birmingham, London, Leeds, Manchester, Liverpool, Sheffield, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

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