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HS2 urges jobseekers to sign up for thousand new training opportunities

Jobseekers living near the HS2 route will benefit from 1,000 new training opportunities from this week thanks to funding secured by one of the...

HS2: Easter progress for key Wendover viaduct

HS2 has thanked passengers for their patience after the railway south of Aylesbury was closed over the Easter weekend to enable critical preparatory work...

Twenty first and eighteenth centuries meet as HS2 traverses Grand Union Canal

New photographs and video published show the meeting of two engineering landmarks – as the UK’s longest railway bridge crosses the country’s longest canal. https://youtu.be/ka2gZuZGBbI?si=5vq4r6yf7nnVxP-_ Images show the most...

Final breakthrough for HS2’s longest tunnel

The second giant boring machine (TBM) building HS2 under the Chiltern Hills broke through at the tunnel’s northern portal late this afternoon, completing a...

First of a Kind winner prepares for groundbreaking project with HS2

Software specialist Enable My Team (EMT) is set to begin work on a groundbreaking project with HS2 after being announced as a winner of...

Sixth HS2 innovation accelerator launched

HS2 Ltd has launched its sixth Innovation Accelerator programme, as the company behind Britain’s largest infrastructure construction programme seeks new ways to deliver major...

HS2 releases images of its biggest ‘green bridge’

HS2 has revealed new images of the project’s largest ‘green bridge’, which will cross the high-speed railway near Brackley. The 99m-wide bridge is designed to...

HS2 welcomes planning approval for green tunnel in Burton Green

HS2 welcomes Schedule 17 planning permission from Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council for the design of the green tunnel at Burton Green. The designs respond to...

Second bore of HS2’s Bromford Tunnel into Birmingham

HS2 has launched the last tunnel boring machine (TBM) to dig tunnels for the new high speed railway in the West Midlands. The 125 metres...

HS2 celebrates the UK’s first female rig driver

Natalie Smith from Redditch is quite literally laying the foundations for HS2’s arrival. The 44-year-old mother of one is among the growing ‘orange army’ of...

Million tonne milestone for HS2’s Quainton freight trains

HS2 has revealed that its construction hub at Quainton, Bucks, has now received more than a million tonnes of construction material by rail carried...

HS2: Florence completes 10-mile drive under the Chilterns 

HS2’s first giant tunnelling machine – which launched almost three years ago – broke through at the end of her 10-mile (16km) journey under...
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Energy upgrade will make Whittlesford Parkway rail station greener

Whittlesford Parkway station is to become more energy efficient. Train operator, Greater Anglia, is about to carry out a programme of electrical upgrades at the...

Steam locomotive ‘Dame Vera Lynn’ to be converted from coal to oil 

The North Yorkshire Moors Railway (NYMR) have announced that they will be working with US based railroad engineering and mechanical contractor, FMW Solutions (FMW)...

Encore for classical trial to deter anti-social behaviour at Northern stations

Classical music is here to stay at 35 stations across Northern’s network after trials found it can be used to deter anti-social behaviour.  The train operator orchestrated...

Partnership with local steel fabricator strengthened by accessibility projects

Network Rail engineers visited a steelworks in Annan to see progress on steel fabrication for ongoing projects to improve accessibility at three stations across...