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Next Steps | High Speed 2 (HS2) | Birmingham City Council

Next Steps

Phase 1

  • 2015: Hybrid Bill for Phase 1 planned to receive Royal Assent, then preparatory works start.
  • 2017: Main Phase 1 construction works start.
  • 2026/27: Phase 1 opens to passengers.

Phase 2

  • 2015: Commence engineering design, environmental impact assessment and preparation of Hybrid Bill for Phase 2.
  • 2032: Phase 2 opens to passengers.