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Bellingham bridge set to light up HS2’s gateway into Birmingham

HS2 Ltd has revealed designs for the 150-metre section of viaduct as part of the approach to Birmingham’s new Curzon Street Station, including a...

HS2 tech incubator bases start-ups on site

Companies looking to support cost and carbon efficiencies on HS2 may be able to make the most of innovation funding after the fifth round of the HS2 Innovation Accelerator programme opened on Thursday 8th December 2022.

Ten HS2 construction sites go completely diesel-free

HS2 has announced that 10 sites are now diesel free, smashing the project's original target of one diesel-free site in 2022. It also puts...

Raised fortunes following HS2 contract

A small truck hire business in Weedon Bec, Northamptonshire has raised its fortunes thanks to the work it has secured supporting HS2’s construction. GCN Tipperhire...

“It was absolutely extraordinary to see first-hand the sheer scale and craftmanship of this monumental project”

Transport Secretary Mark Harper and HS2 Ltd chief executive Mark Thurston went 33 metres below ground for an exclusive end-to-end tour of the first...

Ruislip lunch and social club boosted by £42k grant from HS2 fund

Ruislip Northwood Old Folks Association has received a £41,964 grant from HS2’s Community & Environment Fund (CEF) to help provide over 10,000 meals to...

HS2 donates 300 trees to Coventry school for Queen’s Green Canopy initiative

HS2 Ltd and its contractors have donated 300 native tree saplings and sustainable tree guards to Corley Academy, a secondary school near Coventry for...

QPR’s young stars get an exclusive visit to West London HS2 station site

HS2 Ltd has partnered with Queens Park Rangers football club to give its youth team squad a unique insight into life on a construction...

The big dig: HS2 contractor shifts enough material to fill Wembley stadium four times over

"Large-scale earthworks on a level that hasn't been seen before on a linear project in the UK." That's how EKFB's (joint venture between Eiffage,...

HS2: 845,000 trees and 119 new habitat sites

HS2 has revealed it has planted and maintained more than 845,000 trees, including native species such as hazel, hawthorn, oak, blackthorn and silver birch....

HS2 brings hydrogen power to its Euston station site

HS2 is continuing to pioneer the use of new energy technology, introducing a hydrogen fuel cell for zero emissions operations on site. Mace Dragados Joint...

Funding secured for next stage of Lichfield Canal restoration

HS2’s Community & Environment Fund has provided a £75,000 grant to restore the Darnford Moors section of the canal, transforming the area into a...
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Kier appoints Louisa Finlay as Chief People Officer

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Show-stopper guest for Severn Valley Railway’s Spring Steam Gala

The Severn Valley Railway has released the name of the show-stopping guest locomotive that it has secured for its Spring Steam Gala. The iconic...