Airport calls for HS2 bosses to step up work on Northern phase

Mark Thurston, left, and Charlie Cornish
Manchester Airport has urged HS2 bosses to ramp up work on the Northern leg of the £56bn rail project to accelerate improvements to the region's rail system. Charlie Cornish, chief executive of Manchester Airports Group (MAG), met with HS2 chief executive Mark Thurston at the airport last Friday (August 9) to discuss progress on the development of the line to Manchester, and the proposed station at Manchester Airport. During the discussion they talked about the potential for the new airport station to bring together HS2 and Nor... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...