HS2 have updated designs at Streethay near Lichfield to cut carbon emissions, with 80 per cent less concrete now being used in the project.
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HS2 have been given planning permission for two viaducts which will take the railway into Curzon Street Station in Birmingham’s city centre.
HS2’s ‘green tunnels’ will, when completed, be covered by earth, trees, and shrubs to fit in with the surrounding countryside.
The RIA, the Rail Freight Group and the High Speed Rail Group have united in condemning the UK Government’s plans to remove the Golborne Link from HS2.
HS2 stations will be developed using AI to create a stress-free passenger experience of the future as part of a collaborative project led by OpenSpace Group.
HS2 has released images of the new maintenance hub which is set to support around 180 jobs in Buckinghamshire.
HS2 have reached a major milestone as they begin work on the UK’s longest railway viaduct on the outskirts of London.
HS2’s workforce has increased by more than 2,000 in the last quarter, with 923 apprentices now benefiting from HS2 career development.
Network Rail have announced the opening of the Midlands’ newest and longest railway bridge after the first freight train passed over the structure.
HSRG’s report sets out a four-point plan on attracting more passengers to rail from short haul flights in the UK.
HS2’s design update for Cubbington includes new landscaped slopes and green bridges that will provide habitats and connections for wildlife.
HS2 have revealed the new modular design of the Thame Valley Viaduct which will cut the construction carbon footprint by two-thirds.