A challenge report from The Wildlife Trusts. 'A greener vision for HS2: Ideas for large-scale nature restoration along the HS2 proposed route' highlights the environmental damage likely to occur as a result of construction of a High Speed rail link from London to Manchester and Leeds. It also puts forward an ambitious vision for large-scale nature restoration along the proposed route - creating and restoring large areas of habitat and providing new access to nature for people.
There is a summary version and a longer Reference report which contains details on methodology and cost. Read our blog for more information on the report and the environmental impact of HS2.
A greener vision for HS2: Ideas for large-scale nature restoration along the proposed route (SUMMARY VERSION)
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HS2: The case for a greener vision. Ideas for large-scale nature restoration along the proposed route (FULL LENGTH VERSION)