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£96 billion public investment to modernise rail networks

New £96 billon plans unveiled to modernise rail connections across England, as the biggest ever public investment for the rail network.
vehicle emissions

HS2 goes one step closer in tackling vehicle emissions

All diesel HGVs working the length of the HS2 project will be powered by the cleanest available Euro VI engines, going beyond current vehicle emissions standards set here in the UK.
transportation infrastructure

From standstills to the fast lane: Using data-driven collaboration to streamline the UK’s transportation...

With the UK’s economic growth critically dependent on our transportation infrastructure, it has never been more important for organisations working in parallel to collaborate effectively if they are to maintain existing networks, implement improvements and deliver major projects and upgrades successfully
UK's future rail network

Yorkshire apprentices will take leading role in UK’s future rail network

Graduates of the National College for High-Speed Rail in Yorkshire are set to play a leading role in designing, building and operating the UK's future rail network, the Transport Secretary has stated
high speed 2

High Speed 2 Ltd appoints Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer

Richard Robinson joins High Speed 2 as Chief Operating Officer from AECOM and Michael Bradley CB joins as Chief Financial Officer from Defence Equipment and Support
economic growth

HS2 Conference: Unlocking huge development, regeneration and economic growth opportunities

On the 7th November, prominent business and public-sector leaders will come together in Birmingham for the HS2 Economic Growth Conference supported by HS2 Ltd – the largest business conference of the year focused on driving and unlocking the huge economic growth opportunities which HS2 will bring to the UK

HS2 to provide opportunities for people and businesses in Sheffield

HS2 is set to provide huge opportunities for people and businesses looking to start, grow or relocate to Sheffield according to Edward Highfield, Sheffield City Council’s Director of City Growth.

Local communites between Crewe and Birmingham to benefit from £8 million HS2 funding

Nusrat Ghani announced that £8 million of government funding will create new woodlands and deliver safer roads on the route of Britain’s new railway system.
high-speed rail

Plans for high-speed rail service to Stoke on Trent agreed

The government are backing plans to build a high-speed rail service to Stoke on Trent, platform extensions and a re-designed junction at Crewe, to allow more people access to HS2 In order to support the governments vision for the Crewe Hub, plans for the high-speed rail HS2Phase 2a will be...

HS2 takes a major step forward

Phase one of HS2 has made major strides this week with the first formal signing of contracts for the UK’s new high speed railway
HS2 train builders required

Hunt for HS2 train builders begins

Chris Grayling, Transport Secretary, has kicked off the process to award the contract for HS2 train builders, with 60 high-spec trains required The hunt is officially on for a company to design, build and maintain a fleet of high-speed trains for Britain’s HS2 network. Up to 60 high specification trains...
leeds station on full hs2 route

Full HS2 route will be a game-changer, says Grayling

Revealing plans for the full HS2 route today, the Transport Secretary has said compensation offered will go over and above legal requirements The government has today set out its preferred option for the full HS2 route, from Crewe to Manchester and the West Midlands to Leeds, confirming once again its...

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