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Balfour Beatty VINCI SYSTRA joint venture awarded HS2 construction management contract for c. £1 billion Old Oak Common station

The Balfour Beatty VINCI SYSTRA HS2 joint venture today announces its formal contract award for the management of the construction and delivery of HS2’s...

HS2 to serve Nottingham and Leicester city centres under plans submitted to government and HS2 review by Midlands Connect

There is a strong case for high speed trains to directly connect the city centres of Birmingham and Nottingham and Leicester and Leeds via...

HS2 set for seven-year delay from original deadline

Statement from the Transport Secretary on 3rd September 2019 The Prime Minister and I have been clear about the potential for transport investment to drive...

Derbyshire young people get insight into railway construction

In an interactive workshop run by HS2 Ltd, members of the Derbyshire BME Forum were tasked with taking on the role of bridge builders. The...

Government announces independent review into HS2 programme

The Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has today (Wednesday 21 August 2019) published the terms of reference and timetable for an independent review into the...

MAG and HS2 see high speed link to the North as key for a connected, global Britain

Charlie Cornish, CEO of Manchester Airports Group (MAG), met on Friday with HS2 Ltd CEO, Mark Thurston, at Manchester Airport to discuss progress on...

HS2 pioneers augmented reality for rail super hub of the future

The pioneering project sees HS2 Ltd partner with high-tech S.M.E., PAULEY; the National College for High Speed Rail; and Inventya. Together they will work...

Major demolition milestone at HS2’s Old Oak Common site as Great Western sheds cleared

HS2 has completed the clearance of the former Great Western Railway sheds at Old Oak Common as work continues to prepare the way for...

MPs HS2 vote sends strong message to new PM – get on and deliver HS2 all the way

MPs voted overwhelmingly to pass the High Speed Rail (West Midlands to Crewe) Bill through the Report Stage of parliament, by 263 votes to...

HS2 reveals designs for Automated People Mover

HS2 today unveiled the visuals for its new people mover at the first of a series of events to share emerging designs with the...

High Speed Rail Industry Leaders – “Why Britain needs HS2”

Our latest report “Why Britain Needs HS2” is part of a submission to the upcoming Comprehensive Spending Review. The report shows that completing HS2...

Contract to deliver HS2’s green corridor boosts business in Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire business Crowder’s Nurseries is already benefiting from its contract with HS2 – Britain’s largest infrastructure project – to supply 7 million trees and...
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