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HS2’s construction team at Euston tops out new structure for London Underground

A new structure that will house infrastructure for the London Underground has been completed as part of HS2’s redevelopment at Euston. The existing Traction Substation...

Planning approval for HS2’s Balsall Common Viaduct in Warwickshire

Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council has approved HS2’s plans for the Balsall Common Viaduct. The plans incorporate local feedback focusing on environmental sustainability, landscape integration,...

Unlocking design flexibility: BIM software and temporary works on HS2’s Colne Valley Viaduct

With a tight programme schedule, the use of Tekla custom components proved essential on the construction of HS2’s Colne Valley Viaduct temporary works, enabling Taziker to navigate design changes and modifications timely and efficiently.

HS2: Planning approval for Aston Church Road Overbridge in Birmingham

An eco-friendly road bridge over the HS2 line in Birmingham has been approved by planners, with new designs ensuring the structure blends sympathetically with...

HS2 trains first to be recognised for reduced carbon impacts

The high speed trains due to start running on the HS2 rail network within 10 years have been marked out as the most environmentally-friendly...

T-Level students jump straight into civil engineering careers on HS2

Three Walsall College students are striding straight into new careers on Europe’s biggest infrastructure project – HS2 - after securing the results they needed in their Construction - Design, Surveying and Planning T-Level.

HS2 completes first giant pier for Water Orton Viaducts

HS2 has completed the first of 32 giant piers for the first Water Orton Viaduct as work ramps up to build the Delta Junction, the project’s most complex network of structures in the West Midlands.

HS2’s demand for UK recycled steel supports hundreds of jobs while cutting carbon in construction

Old car parts, radiators and shopping trolleys are being given a new lease of life in the construction of Britain’s new railway – HS2. The UK recycled steel initiative, which is helping HS2 to cut carbon in construction, is also supporting hundreds of jobs in South Wales, Yorkshire and Nottinghamshire.

Help name London’s next two giant tunnel boring machines

HS2 is asking for members of the public, living in Ealing, Brent and beyond, to help us chose names for the next two tunnel boring machines (TBMs) that will dig HS2 tunnels under the capital.

HS2 completes key Colne Valley Viaduct span during three-week road closure

Harefield’s Moorhall Road has reopened after HS2 engineers completed a key 40-metre span that will form part of the high-speed rail project’s record-breaking Colne Valley Viaduct.

HS2 ‘marathon’ bridge construction completed

HS2 has completed a ‘marathon’ construction operation at Streethay near Lichfield as part of an innovative project to pave the way for Britain’s new...

Work trials fuel employment boost on HS2

Midlands residents who are out of work are being encouraged to ‘give a work trial a go’ and explore the opportunity to start a...
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Network Rail begins £2.5m improvements to the Finnieston tunnel

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