HS2 “green tunnel” for Solihul

A visualisation of the cutting from the green tunnel's north portal (HS2) Image from HS2 Limited media centre

Britain’s new high-speed railway, HS2, connecting London and Birmingham, has been approved to build a “green tunnel” under Burton Green, a community lying east of Solihull, in the English West Midlands. The 400-metre green tunnel will help protect an area of natural beauty, and speed trains on to the nearby interchange station, a few minutes down the line.

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Author: Simon Walton

Simon Walton is UK correspondent for RailTech.com and Railfreight.com

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