HS2 Ltd has started the search for specialist contractors to deliver the Overhead Catenary System (OCS) that will provide power to trains running on the UK's new high-speed rail link between London, Birmingham and the north of England.
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As the beginning of major construction work moves closer, HS2 has announced that it has begun recruiting for hundreds of new jobs across the entire high-speed rail project.
HS2 Ltd. has announced that three bidders will be invited to tender for the £570 million contract to construct Birmingham Curzon Street station.
HS2 has highlighted the importance of a more diverse workforce in delivering the high-speed rail project on International Women in Engineering Day 2020.
The winner of the £300 million contract will be responsible for HS2's telecommunication systems from design through to initial maintenance.
Worth $120 million, the contracts include the implementation of signalling and train control systems on the rail corridors between Miami to West Palm Beach, and West Palm Beach to Orlando.
With the rail industry facing an ageing workforce, HS2 has committed to hiring and developing the skills of more graduates and apprentices in preparation for the future.
Preparation of the launch site is the first step in HS2's efforts to deliver the Chiltern tunnels and Colne Valley Viaduct project.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) has announced that more than 4,000 construction jobs have been created across 119 miles of the high-speed rail project, with more than 73 per cent of the workers dispatched to various construction sites reported living within the Central Valley.
TfN members have called for a phased 20-year pipeline of rail investment in order to ensure the delivery of HS2 and Northern Powerhouse Rail.
HSRG has outlined that the implementation of a transformative high-speed rail programme across the UK would support country-wide resilience and growth.
The £2.7 billion transport plan will improve transport across the East Midlands, as well as delivering thousands of highly-skilled jobs and new homes.
On Friday 29 May 2020, the California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) is to release the project-level draft environmental document covering the approximately 14-mile Burbank to Los Angeles Project section.
The images follow the opening of a public vote to pick the names for the first two of 10 tunnel boring machines prior to manufacturing.
The new Emissions Compliance Verification (ECV) scheme sets strict emission requirements for both on- and off-road vehicles and plant.