HS2 stories

Keep up to date with all the latest news on High Speed 2 (HS2)

HS2 to hold community information events along the Phase 2b route

24th May 2018

Teams from HS2 Ltd will be visiting 30 locations along the Phase 2b route, between the West Midlands and Leeds; […]

Exploiting HS2 in the East Midlands

2nd May 2018

Maximising the potential of the HS2 in the East Midlands will be the sole focus of a new regional business […]

June conference to examine how HS2 will stimulate private sector investment and regeneration

6th April 2018

Leaders from the High Speed Rail Industry are holding their annual conference in Leeds on Tuesday 12 June. Taking place […]

£450,000 of HS2 government funding to deliver woodland hub for communities in heart of Buckinghamshire

9th March 2018

Plans for a new woodland hub with an adventure trail, café and parking for 600 visitors at Wendover Woods have […]

Transport Minister recognises Midlands as ‘heart of HS2’

27th February 2018

The HS2 minister, Nusrat Ghani, met with apprentices and businesses across the Midlands to see first-hand how they are already […]

Work under way on Phase One of HS2 a year on from Royal Assent

26th February 2018

Just one year after Her Majesty the Queen granted Royal Assent for Phase One of HS2, significant work is under […]

HS2’s gateway to London set for transformation as Lendlease wins Euston development role

23rd February 2018

HS2 has confirmed that the firm behind the 2012 Athletes’ Village and the new International Quarter, gateway to the Queen […]

UK’s number one rail recruiter hosts HS2 Skills Roundtable

15th February 2018

More action is needed between the supply chain and Government to futureproof the HS2 skills supply. This was the headline […]

RIA launches Meet the Bidder HS2 Rolling Stock Procurement Event

9th February 2018

In 2017, HS2 shortlisted five Original Equipment Manufacturers, or OEMs – Alstom, Bombardier, Hitachi, Siemens and Talgo – to tender […]

HS2 reveals world-leading design firms for biggest station building programme since Victorian era

5th February 2018

HS2 names the architects, designers and engineers that will help transform Euston and deliver new stations in Birmingham, Solihull and […]

HS2 begins search for rail systems track and mechanical & electrical contractors

31st January 2018

Successful bidders will deliver the track and overhead catenary system works and the tunnel and lineside mechanical & electrical and […]

Community projects to benefit from £45 million of HS2 government funding

26th January 2018

Community projects along the new HS2 railway route will receive more than £245,000 as part of a £45 million pledge […]