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HS2 celebrates end of successful 2020 with new images showing forward progress on Europe’s biggest infrastructure project

HS2 Ltd, the company building Britain's new high speed, low carbon railway, has released a series of images to celebrate the forward momentum of...

Council leaders urge Government to back HS2 Eastern Leg in response to NIC report

Chesterfield Borough Council has released a response to the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC)’s recently published report that has recommended scaling back HS2’s Eastern Leg in favour of regional rail link development.

HS2 shortlists Track Systems and Tunnel and Lineside M&E suppliers

HS2 today shortlisted bidders for its Track Systems and for Tunnel and Lineside Mechanical and Electrical (M&E) systems.

HS2 launches 2021 graduate recruitment scheme

HS2 Ltd has kickstarted its search for talented graduates to join its 2021 programme.

HS2 removes over 12,500 lorries from UK roads as first freight train rolls into Bucks site

The first freight train has arrived at HS2's main construction compound in Buckinghamshire, as work continues to prepare for the start of construction across the central section of Britain’s new high-speed railway.

HS2 seeks switches and crossing suppliers for £150m contract

HS2 Ltd is searching for suppliers to provide switches and crossings for the 280km of new high-speed track between London, Birmingham and the connection with the existing west coast mainline at Crewe.

HS2 wins disability confident recruitment award

HS2 Ltd's resourcing team have been crowned as winners of the Recruitment Team of the Year award by The Recruitment Industry Disability Initiative (RIDI), a not-for-profit organisation which strives to break down the barriers faced by millions of disabled people entering or progressing through the job market.

Engineering firms building HS2 make skills, jobs and training pledge in London

Network Rail has joined construction firms involved in the building of HS2 to set out long-term plans so people in seven London boroughs will benefit from the project.

HS2’s clean, green boost for business and tourism in Cumbria

The proposed high speed direct rail service connecting passengers travelling between Carlisle and London (HS2) will provide a welcome boost to the Lake District’s...

HS2 offers work experience to students who deferred their university places

HS2 Ltd, the company delivering Britain's new low carbon, high speed railway, is helping to support students who have deferred their university place due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

HS2 trials Clean Air Gas Engine technology to dramatically cut carbon on construction sites

In its bid to cut carbon and focus on improving local air quality, HS2 is trialing new ultra-clean generator technology developed by a collaboration of three UK technology companies.

HS2’s first giant tunnelling machines arrive in the UK

HS2's first two giant Tunnel Boring Machines (TBMs) have arrived in the UK and will be ready to start work on the UK's largest infrastructure project early next year.
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