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As people are understandably concerned about noise, we wanted to provide the public with scientifically accurate examples of what HS2 trains could sound like, should the proposals go ahead. So we worked with experts to create a range of HS2 sound demonstrations that allow communities to find out what HS2 trains would really sound like in their local area.
The demonstrations were created by an independent company, Arup, who are world-leaders in the development of sound simulations. They are a recognised authority on acoustics and noise modelling. Expert, independent peers verified their HS2 simulations.
Since March 24, the HS2 roadshow has been visiting locations along the proposed line of route as part of the Government’s public consultation. This is one of thebiggest and most wide-ranging consultations that any government has ever done.
A really important part of it is the roadshows. We want people to come along and ask questions about issues that matter to them. Our engineers, environmentalists, business and property experts are on hand to answer them. Everyone’s welcome to come and find out more. At the roadshows we also distribute consultation background information (also available from our online HS2 library).