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Noun1.HS2 - a herpes virus that can cause genital herpes
herpes simplex virus, herpes simplex - a herpes virus that affects the skin and nervous system
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The Midlands Connect Partnership, which is lobbying for better east-west rail links across the region, also welcomed the confirmation of new HS2 stations - at Toton, serving Nottingham and Derby, and at Crewe, serving Stoke.
Euston is the HS2 London terminus and there have been various changes to the original plans, with concerns expressed about the effect of the development on the area which includes the famous Camden market.
It also said the DfT has failed to provide a convincing strategic case for HS2, the timetable for getting related legislation through parliament is too ambitious and unrealistic, and there is a skills shortage at the department in the team working on the plan.
The Post understands the US-owned company is opening an office in the business district to be near the HS2 headquarters at Two Snowhill.
But, according to the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman, the HS2 Ltd company failed to properly engage with them over a two-year period, placing them under severe stress and worry.
8226; HS2 Ltd on the opportunities that will be created and how to maximise economic development and regeneration benefits
UK Transport Minister for HS2 Robert Goodwill said:Our government s ground-breaking HS2 programme provides a fantastic opportunity for businesses across the UK, including those here in Scotland.
He claims the company behind the high speed rail line, HS2 Ltd, has underestimated the weekend closures.
But Jonathan Isaby, of the TaxPayers' Alliance, said: "It seems the HS2 gravy train is picking up speed.
e business group was commenting on a highly critical report by the House of Lords Economic Aairs Select Committee following its inquiry into the economic benets of HS2.
A regional impact assessment found Cardiff's "economic growth would be lower than would have been expected without HS2.
The Lords Economic Affairs Committee committee, who include Welsh peers Lord Rowe-Beddoe and Lord Griffiths of Fforestfach, as well as former chancellor Lord Lawson of Blaby, argue there are lessexpensive options than HS2 for solving overcrowding on the railways and these have not been properly reviewed They argue that far from rebalancing the economy, London is likely to be the biggest beneficiary from HS2.