To make our economy stronger and our lives easier we need good transport. That's why the government is making record levels of investment. It is estimated that in 2014 to 2015 there will be over £14 billion of public and private investment in transport infrastructure. This bold programme of transport infrastructure investment is playing a very big part in getting our country back up to speed.
These videos provide information and updates on High Speed Two (HS2) - the new north south rail line. HS2 will provide vital new capacity on Britain's railways by creating space on the network for more commuter and intercity trains, as well as freight. It will improve connections between north and south, helping rebalance the economy through investment and regeneration.