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HS2 Ltd (High Speed Two)
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. Here follows our content related to this HS2 project.
HS2 has received Schedule 17 planning approval for an eco-friendly road bridge over the high-speed rail line north-east of Birmingham city centre.
HS2 engineers have completed the 40 metre Colne Valley Viaduct span over Moorhall Road between Denham and Harefield.
HS2 have finished a huge construction operation to build and move a 2,600 tonne bridge under the South Staffordshire railway near Lichfield.
HS2 have confirmed that two giant tunnelling machines are 75% of the way through the 10 mile long Chiltern tunnel.
HS2 have moved a 5,600 tonne bridge under the Coventry to Leamington railway 27 hours ahead of schedule.
Two HS2 Tunnel Boring Machines have completed the first mile of a twin-bored tunnel in London.
HS2’s investment in upskilling and employment is delivering a boost to regional economies, with new figures showing hundreds of people securing full-time jobs in construction over the past three months.
HS2 will produce over 83,000 concrete segments for running tunnels at a new STRABAG facility in Hartlepool.
HS2 have introduced a set of proposed changes in a Bill to Parliament which will expand the network to Manchester.
Network Rail have announced that three-quarters of its suppliers have, by emissions, committed to setting their own science-based emissions targets.
As part of its innovation programme, HS2 are trialling a new automotive design technology that can reduce embedded carbon in HS2’s viaducts by up to 10%.