Steve Hayter, Chair, ICE HS2 Expert Panel
Jeremy Acklam, Member of the Transport Policy Panel, Institution of Engineering and Technology
Gil Howarth, Chief Executive, National Skills Academy Railway Engineering
The Secretary of State for Transport has now announced that a national high speed rail network – High Speed 2 – will go ahead, providing vital infrastructure links which will boost the economy for generations to come. Three expert independent engineers came to the SMC to discuss their thought on the pros and cons of this enormous and controversial rail project.