Sunday, August 14, 2022
- Advertisement -
Home HS2


London’s deceased from Euston’s St James’s Gardens to be reburied in Surrey’s Brookwood Cemetery

HS2 Ltd, working with the Archbishops' Council of the Church of England, have agreed with Brookwood Cemetery in Surrey for reburials as a result of excavations at St James's Gardens to take place there.

Notts engineers deliver steel for HS2’s biggest tunnel site

HS2 has passed another major milestone at the high speed rail project’s first tunnel site, with the completion of structural work on the temporary pre-cast factory which will produce wall sections for the 10 mile long Chiltern tunnels.

HS2 trials Artificial Intelligence solution to cut carbon emissions

As part of HS2's plans to reduce its carbon footprint, a new carbon and cost estimating solution powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI) is being trialled on a number of HS2 sites managed by the Skanska Costain STRABAG joint venture.

Five UK-based cutting-edge tech firms announced as first to join HS2 Innovation Accelerator initiative

The company behind Britain's new high speed rail network has announced the first five cutting-edge tech firms that will join HS2 Ltd's Innovation Accelerator programme.

HS2 unveils archaeological discoveries as part of the Heritage Open Day festival

HS2's historic environment team and contractors will be taking part in the Heritage Open Day festival delivering ten webinars in which archaeological discoveries from near where the new track will be built are to be revealed.

1,000 HS2 archaeologists work across more than 60 sites exhuming thousands of skeletons

For three years, HS2 archaeologists have been giving TV documentary makers, Lion TV, exclusive access to archaeological sites being excavated as part of the...

HS2 heralds formal start of construction as a 22,000 ‘jobs boost’ for Britain

HS2 Ltd has today announced the formal start of construction on the project, highlighting the large number of jobs the project will be recruiting for in the coming months and years.

HS2’s link up with charity helps young people into work

HS2 Ltd has strengthened its partnership with charitable organisation The Social Mobility Foundation (SMF) in a bid to help support the 'covid generation'

HS2’s eco-friendly Interchange station gains planning approval

HS2's new landmark station, set to be built in Solihull, has been approved by Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council.

HS2 rail freight deliveries set to take 1.5 million lorries off Britain’s roads

Today saw the first rail freight delivery of aggregate arrive at HS2's Washwood Heath site in Birmingham, signalling the start of HS2's major programme to take up to 1.5 million lorries off the roads to cut carbon emissions.

Hertfordshire pupil’s plea to HS2 secures new school play area

Three Rivers District Council has granted planning permission for a new landscaped play area for Maple Cross JMI school in Maple Cross near Rickmansworth, bringing a request to HS2 from a local pupil to life.

HS2 reveals design for Amersham vent shaft headhouse

HS2 has revealed the design for the Amersham vent shaft headhouse – one of five structures that will be built to provide ventilation and emergency access to the high-speed rail line’s 10 mile-long Chiltern tunnel.
- Advertisment -

Most Read

ASLEF strike affects Saturday services

The industry felt the impact of a drivers' strike on Saturday, as staff protested over the lack of a pay rise as the cost...

Union TSSA ballots its members working at SWR

TSSA has served notice to ballot hundreds of staff for strike action and action short of strike at train operator South Western Railway (SWR)...

ScotRail to replace 65% of trains by 2035

ScotRail Trains (SRT) has said that it plans to replace 65% of its train fleet -- around 675 carriages -- between 2027 and...

RMT and Network Rail disagree regarding recommendation progress on Stonehaven anniversary

Rail Union RMT has said it is concerned at Network Rail's progress on key safety recommendations on the second anniversary of the Stonehaven incident. Network...