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HS2 10 years on: Is it any more popular?

19 November 2018 | By

As the client behind the £55.7 billion line quickly approaches its 10th birthday, there are some major pressure points that they have had to face on the journey to construction. As Rail Industry Writer, Natalie Wilson explores, with public demonstrations, ballooning costs and procurement scandals, the High Speed Two (HS2)…

How rail plays a huge role in the Midlands Engine area

5 November 2018 | By

Stretching from Shropshire to Lincolnshire, with the M1, M6 and most of the major UK railway lines running through it, the Midlands sits at the very heart of the UK economy. Home to over 10 million people, 20 universities and 440,000 businesses, it is the largest UK economic area outside…