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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.

Temporary access road to reduce HS2 traffic in Chalfont St Peter

From this week, HS2 construction traffic will be able to avoid the centre of Chalfont St Peter, thanks to the completion of a new temporary access road.

Trimble and Totalmobile awarded HS2 contract from civil engineering contractor EKFB

Trimble and Totalmobile, a field service management software specialist, announced that they have been awarded a contract from civil engineering joint venture Eiffage Kier Ferrovial BAM (EKFB) to support its transportation and logistics operations on HS2.
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