High-speed rail in the United Kingdom
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High-speed rail in the United Kingdom is under development. There are both existing and proposed high-speed lines.
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- High Speed 1 (HS1), also called the Channel Tunnel Rail Link (CTRL), is a 108-kilometre (67 mile) high-speed railway between London and the United Kingdom end of the Channel Tunnel.
- High Speed 2 (HS2) is a planned high-speed railway. It will directly link London, Birmingham, the East Midlands, Leeds and Manchester. It is due to open in stages from 2026.
- High Speed 3 (HS3) is a proposed high-speed railway from Liverpool to Hull. Its current status is uncertain.
- HS4Air is a proposed high-speed railway line to link Heathrow Airport and Gatwick Airport. It would also connect to HS1 and HS2. It was proposed in 2018 by British engineering consultancy, Expedition Engineering.
- "About us - High Speed 1". highspeed1.co.uk.
- "Timeline". High Speed 2. Archived from the original on 2018-09-02. Retrieved 2018-07-30.
- "Osborne urges 'HS3' for northern England". 22 August 2017 – via www.bbc.co.uk.
- "Firm pitches "an M25 for high-speed trains" to pass through Heathrow and Gatwick". Infrastructure Intelligence.