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

3rd July 2019

Lincolnshire business Crowder’s Nurseries is already benefiting from its contract with HS2 – Britain’s largest infrastructure project – to supply […]

Future face of engineering at HS2 revealed

21st June 2019

HS2 Ltd marks International Women in Engineering Day with new video. Initiatives launched to encourage more women into engineering. Recognised […]

Local government leaders from across the North write to the candidates for PM

18th June 2019

Local government leaders from across the North of England have written to candidates in the Conservative Party leadership contest urging […]

Buckingham Group Contracting appointed to deliver Chipping Warden relief road

17th June 2019

Buckingham Group has been appointed to complete a package of traffic improvement schemes in Northamptonshire and Oxfordshire, including the completion […]

Talgo confirms AVRIL as the basis of its HS2 bid

11th June 2019

Very-high-speed rail manufacturer, Talgo, has confirmed that AVRIL, its latest generation rolling stock platform, is the basis for the company’s […]

Former BHS warehouse makes way for new HS2 station

10th June 2019

Photo credit: GOV.UK and HS2 The images highlight the scale of the new mega-station, whose 400 metre platforms and concourse […]

CAF unveils bid to supply Oaris trains to HS2

10th June 2019

CAF believes its high-speed Oaris trains would help deliver a world-renowned rail system for the UK’s revolutionary HS2 project, as it announced its bid to […]

Cheshire East acknowledges latest consultation from HS2

7th June 2019

Cheshire East acknowledges latest consultation from HS2Cheshire East Council has acknowledged the announcement from HS2 Ltd that they will consult, […]

Alstom unveils proposed HS2 train design

6th June 2019

Alstom has unveiled its proposed design for HS2 Ltd. The train is designed to meet all of HS2 Ltd’s requirements […]

HS2: Hitachi and Bombardier bid to build trains

5th June 2019

Two UK-based rail giants are submitting a ‘Great British’ train proposal to High Speed Two (HS2) that would be the […]

Birmingham Airport and HS2 Ltd share plans to improve air and rail connectivity

3rd June 2019

The Chairs of both Birmingham Airport and HS2 Ltd, as well as the CEO of Birmingham Airport, met to reaffirm […]

HS2 reaches 9,000 jobs

23rd May 2019

HS2 Ltd has confirmed that work on Britain’s new high speed railway is supporting 9,000 jobs around the country. The […]

HS2 Ltd opens new office in Manchester

16th May 2019

As work steps up to extend HS2 to both Leeds and Manchester, this reinforces HS2’s commitment to work with partners, […]

Mother Nature given helping hand by HS2’s Green Corridor

15th May 2019

Situated on the banks of the River Tame adjacent to a sewage works in Hams Hall, the 1.65 hectare (16,500 […]

Birmingham’s transformation as HS2’s work programme gathers pace

13th May 2019

As one of the most intensive construction sections along the 140 mile London to Birmingham section of the route, the […]

HS2 Ltd and TSSA sign recognition agreement

3rd May 2019

HS2 Ltd and the Transport Salaried Staffs’ Association (TSSA) have signed a ground-breaking recognition agreement. This represents the first time […]

New appointments made to strengthen HS2 Ltd board

12th April 2019

The Transport Secretary, Chris Grayling, has today (12 April 2019) strengthened the board of High Speed Two (HS2) Ltd with the appointments […]

HS2 completes biggest demolition challenge yet at site of new Old Oak Common tunnel crossover box

22nd March 2019

HS2 has cleared a key construction site close to the new Old Oak Common ‘super-hub’ station, as work to deliver […]

Mayor and Chair: HS2 foundation stone for northern rail

20th March 2019

Andy Burnham, the Mayor of Greater Manchester, and Allan Cook, Chair of HS2 Ltd, highlight the importance of HS2 in […]

West Midlands Rail Executive reveals striking new images of a future “world class” Birmingham Moor Street station as part of once-in-a-generation transformation plan

19th March 2019

Striking new images of a radical yet respectful transformation of Birmingham Moor Street station have been revealed by West Midlands […]

HS2 could provide green energy to hundreds of new homes

18th March 2019

In an innovative first, engineers developing the HS2 super-hub at Old Oak Common in north west London are proposing plans […]

Euston works step up a gear as HS2 Ltd signs Construction Partner contract

11th March 2019

Photo credit: ozkirimli / Shutterstock.com HS2 Ltd and a Mace/Dragados team today signed contracts to deliver the high speed rail […]