The agreement with the UK Rail Research and Innovation Network (UKRRIN) will enable HS2 Ltd to be at the forefront of innovation in the rail sector, and help accelerate new technologies and products from research into market applications globally.
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High Speed Two (HS2) Ltd is a public company, owned entirely by the the UK’s Department for Transport (DfT), and it is the company building Britain’s new high-speed railway.
Named Florence and Cecilia, the two Tunnel Boring Machines have been completed in Germany and are now ready to be shipped to the UK to begin the 10-mile-long Chiltern tunnel excavation.
HS2 Ltd has started the search for specialist contractors to deliver the high voltage power supply systems that will transfer electricity to the UK's new high-speed rail link and enable millions of people to enjoy low carbon journeys between London, Birmingham and the north of England.
HS2’s Birmingham Curzon Street station is set to achieve net zero carbon emissions from regulated energy consumption and use a range of technologies to generate energy from renewable sources.
GB Railfreight - the third largest rail freight operator in the United Kingdom - has announced that it has appointed Tim Hartley as Business Development Director.
Station Construction Partner, Balfour Beatty VINCI SYSTRA joint venture (BBVS), has now taken possession of the whole station site, marking the start of the next phase of work at Old Oak Common, where a brand new 14-platform high-speed station will be built.
Prior to the arrival of the two tunnel boring machines, HS2 has completed the high headwall and ground reinforcement at the Chiltern tunnel site.
HS2 is offering the training course to support those who are unemployed or searching for a new career opportunity along its route.
Stakeholders in the Birmingham International Station transformation project have agreed a crucial design stage, moving the development forward.
By approving the use of PBAs, HS2 is restoring confidence in small and medium enterprises amidst drastic economic uncertainty due to COVID-19.
HS2 Ltd has signed up to the Business in the Community’s Race at Work Charter, an initiative designed to improve employment outcomes for black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) employees in the UK.
HS2 Ltd has released a new video to showcase how Britain’s new high-speed railway will provide a greener future by enabling new train paths on the existing network which can be used to move more goods by rail.
HS2 Minister, Andrew Stephenson MP has launched a major social legacy programme to be delivered by HS2 London contractors SCS called 'Empowering Communities', intended to benefit communities along the final part of the HS2 route into London.
Work to build the HS2 London terminus at Euston has taken a major step forward with the Mace Dragados joint venture moving onto the construction site adjacent to Euston station to begin work on the new high-speed station in central London.
With major plans for rail development in the UK, such as HS2, it’s crucial that skilled talent is attracted and trained quickly; latest figures estimate that 50,000 more professionals are needed in rail. Tania Bowers, Legal Counsel and Head of Public Policy at The Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo)…