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HS2 HIGH SPEED TRAIN PHASE 2 - - WALTON, PICTURES OF THE ORIGINAL ROUTE
■ New Route ■ Original Route

These are pictures of the countryside between Walton and Crofton that would have been affected by the original route.
With the revised route, Hare Park will still be affected by the New Crofton Rolling Stock Depot.
All Saints' Church viewed from the Crofton Triangle, the area of the HS2 route.All Saints' Church viewed from the Crofton Triangle Shay Lane near the Crofton water pollution control works. The HS2 route is just to the right.Shay Lane near the Crofton water pollution control works. The railway bridge over Shay Lane (B6378), Crofton. The HS2 will cross this on a viaduct, with branch line leading to a rolling stock depot.The railway bridge over Shay Lane (B6378), Crofton. The HS2 will cross this on a viaduct. Shay Lane, Crofton, view towards Walton. There will be a viaduct over this bridge and the road, with the main HS2 line and a branch line to a rolling stock depot.Shay Lane, view towards Walton. There will be a viaduct over this bridge and the road, with the main HS2 line and a branch line to a rolling stock depot. The HS2 line will be crossing this bridge on a viaduct  with embankments on either side of Shay Lane, with a spur going to the rolling stock depot.The HS2 line will be crossing this bridge on a viaduct with embankments on either side of Shay Lane, with a spur going to the rolling stock depot. The HS2 Route area between the existing freight line and the East Coast Main Line. Viewed from Walton Colliery Nature Park.The HS2 Route area between the existing freight line and the East Coast Main Line. Viewed from Walton Colliery Nature Park. HS2 Route area between the existing freight line and the East Coast Main Line. Viewed from Walton Colliery Nature Park.HS2 Route area between the existing freight line and the East Coast Main Line. Hare Park and the East Coast Mainline.Hare Park and the East Coast Mainline. Thorntree Farm from Shay Lane.  The HS2 route passes between this farm and Highwood Farm.  There will be a cutting through Thorntree Hill.Thorntree Farm from Shay Lane. The HS2 route passes between this farm and Highwood Farm. There will be a cutting through Thorntree Hill. Highwood Farm from the Public Right of Way, Shay Lane - Hare Park Junction.Highwood Farm from the Public Right of Way, Shay Lane - Hare Park Junction. Highwood Farm.  There will be an embankment inbetween this farm and Hare Park High Wood to carry the line to the HS2 Rolling Stock Depot.Highwood Farm. There will be an embankment inbetween this farm and Hare Park High Wood to carry the line to the HS2 Rolling Stock Depot. Hare Park Junction where the East Coast Main  Line and the freight line meet.  The ECML will be crossed by the HS2 main line (between Thorntree and Highwood Farms) and a line (between Hare Park High Wood and Hare Park Junction) leading to the rolling stock depot .  This branch line will run alongside the ECML at this point.Hare Park Junction where the East Coast Main Line and the freight line meet. The ECML will be crossed by the HS2 main line (between Thorntree and Highwood Farms) and a line (between Hare Park High Wood and Hare Park Junction) leading to the rolling stock depot . This branch line will run alongside the ECML at this point. In addition to the existing ECML Coast Mainline, there will be a new line alongside it, connecting to the HS2 Rolling Stock Depot.In addition to the existing ECML Coast Mainline, there will be a new line alongside it, connecting to the HS2 Rolling Stock Depot. Hare Park Junction, the bridge leading to Hare Park  crosses over the ECML.  A new line to the rolling stock depot will run inbetween the existing line and Hare Park.Hare Park Junction, the bridge leading to Hare Park crosses over the ECML. A new line to the rolling stock depot will run inbetween the existing line and Hare Park. HS2 route area between Walton and Crofton.  This area will have cuttings and embankments.HS2 route area between Walton and Crofton. This area will have cuttings and embankments. View across the HS2 route from Walton Park East Gate towards Hare Park.View across the HS2 route from Walton Park East Gate towards Hare Park. View towards Anglers Country Park from Walton (Waterton) Park.View towards Anglers Country Park from Walton (Waterton) Park. Hare Park from Waterton Park across the route of the HS2 line with its embankments and cutting.Hare Park from Waterton Park across the route of the HS2 line with its embankments and cutting. View towards Hare Park and Thorntree Hill from the golf course.View towards Hare Park and Thorntree Hill from the golf course. View from the public right of way, Anglers Country Park to Waterton Park Golf Course.  Stubbs Wood is nearby to the left, Thorntree Hill further off to the right.View from the public right of way, Anglers Country Park to Waterton Park Golf Course. Stubbs Wood is nearby to the left, Thorntree Hill further off to the right. View towards Hare Park from the golf course.  It may be somewhat different in years to come.View towards Hare Park from the golf course. It may be somewhat different in years to come. Waterton Park Golf Course from Wintersett  Public Footpath 3.Waterton Park Golf Course (WPGC) from Wintersett Public Footpath 3. Hole 4 from the direction of Anglers Country Park.WPGC Hole 4 from the direction of Anglers Country Park. Stubbs Wood from the Anglers Country Park - Walton Park footpath; the first line of trees marks the course of Drain Beck, in the distance is Haw Park Wood and beyond that Cold Hiendley Reservoir.Stubbs Wood from the Anglers Country Park - Walton Park footpath; the first line of trees marks the course of Drain Beck, in the distance is Haw Park Wood and beyond that Cold Hiendley Reservoir. Waterton Park Golf Course, view towards Stubbs Wood.Waterton Park Golf Course, view towards Stubbs Wood. Stubbs Wood in Walton Park. Drain Beck flows into Walton Hall Lake, eventually flowing out towards Shay Lane by Brooklands Estate.Stubbs Wood in Walton Park. Drain Beck flows into Walton Hall Lake, eventually flowing out towards Shay Lane by Brooklands Estate. The grave of Squire Charles Waterton, the naturalist and wanderer in South America.  Walton (or Waterton) Park is the site of the world's first nature reserve.The grave of Squire Charles Waterton, the naturalist and wanderer in South America. Walton (or Waterton) Park is the site of the world's first nature reserve. The proposed route is near the eastern edge of of  Haw Park Wood, between it and Anglers Country Park, and will cross the Trans Pennine Trail and other footpaths.The proposed route is near the eastern edge of of Haw Park Wood, between it and Anglers Country Park, and will cross the Trans Pennine Trail and other footpaths. The proposed route passes close by Anglers Country Park and will cross the Trans Pennine Trail between it and Haw Park Wood, as well as other public footpaths to Walton (Waterton) Park.The proposed route passes close by Anglers Country Park and will cross the Trans Pennine Trail between it and Haw Park Wood, as well as other public footpaths to Walton (Waterton) Park. Cold Hiendley Reservoir near the dam separating it from Wintersett Reservoir. The HS2 viaduct may well be ousting the present inhabitants of this area, such as the nesting swans.Cold Hiendley Reservoir near the dam separating it from Wintersett Reservoir. The HS2 viaduct may well be ousting the present inhabitants of this area, such as the nesting swans. Cold Hiendley Reservoir. A viaduct will carry the HS2 line across the reservoir in the distance, near the dam separating it from Wintersett Reservoir.Cold Hiendley Reservoir. A viaduct will carry the HS2 line across the reservoir in the distance, near the dam separating it from Wintersett Reservoir. Wintersett Reservoir, view towards Emley Moor. Cold Hiendley Reservoir lies just behind the dam and overflow channel crossed by the bridge.  The HS2 viaduct will span Cold Hiendley Reservoir just beyond the dam.Wintersett Reservoir, view towards Emley Moor. Cold Hiendley Reservoir lies just behind the dam and overflow channel crossed by the bridge. The HS2 viaduct will span Cold Hiendley Reservoir just beyond the dam. simple lightbox jquery by VisualLightBox.com v5.4

■ For a detailed unofficial map of the HS2 route through Walton Civil Parish click here.

Please note that this is an unofficial view of the information available about HS2 and no warranty is made as to its accuracy.
Please consult the official web sites for comprehensive and officially approved information about HS2.


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