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HIGH SPEED 2 AND CARNFORTH STATION

EDM (Early Day Motion) 2072: tabled on 12 July 2011

Tabled in the 2010-12 session.

This motion has been signed by 2 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House notes the Government's proposal to build a second High Speed Rail Line to both Birmingham and Manchester; believes that taking passengers off the West Coast Mainline will allow the rail operator to stop at many more stops and open the line to many more passengers; further believes that this will ensure that Carnforth has a regular service on the West Coast Mainline, cutting journey times and boosting tourism; calls on the Government to press ahead with High Speed 2 despite its detractors; and further calls on the Government to ensure that all the local stations along the West Coast Mainline benefit from trains stopping at them once the new High Speed 2 line has been completed.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.