Aim for a hybrid Bill by autumn 2019

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Following the submission of a revised business case and agreement on the conditions above, the aim should be for a hybrid bill to be submitted by autumn 2019 – the first step towards the railway opening in 2033.

  • Submission of a bill in 2019 would allow significant progress to be made on the passage of a bill before the end of this parliament.
  • Completion of the project in 2033 would allow the project to open in time for the planned arrival of HS2 phase 2 at Euston.

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