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Northern Powerhouse Rail, also known as HS3 or Crossrail for the North, is a proposal drawn up by transport authority Transport for the North for a major rail network connected to HS2, the line due to run between London, Birmingham, Manchester and Leeds.
I would also back another HS3 route linking our great cities of the North, from Liverpool to Manchester, Leeds to Newcastle."
So we should like to comment on Boris Johnson's suggestion that HS2 should be scrapped in favour of HS3.
HS3 will cut travel time from Liverpool to Manchester to just 25 minutes.
They say that HS3 or Northern Powerhouse Rail would create 1.5 million new jobs and boost productivity by 15 per cent by 2050.
HS3 was a multiyear field campaign to measure environmental and inner-core processes that lead to storm formation and intensification into major hurricanes.
Tom Kibasi, director of IPPR London, said that the HS3 project - which got the green light in the March Budget - should take precedence over HS2, which has become subject to widespread protests.
In a PS300 million Budget package to boost transport links in his cherished "Northern Powerhouse", Mr Osborne is expected to commit the Government to taking forward HS3 between Manchester and Leeds.
All I will say to that is, "So what?" When you tally up the amount being spent on the HS2 & HS3 it is PS87bn.
The UK government's economic and finance ministry HM Treasury, which maintains control over public spending, revealed on Sunday that Prime Minister David Cameron and Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne have approved plans to develop HS3, a high speed rail link that will connect cities across the Pennines in the north of the UK.
HS2 Ltd chairman Sir David Higgins said northern connectivity plans - dubbed "HS3" and backed by Chancellor George Osborne - would be "as important to the north of England as Crossrail is for London".
However, the HS3 in the north, as suggested by the chancellor, is worthy of consideration.
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