National College of High Speed Rail preparing the UK's next generation of engineers and industry leaders

National College of High Speed Rail preparing the UK’s next generation of engineers and industry leaders

Clair Mowbray, Chief Executive of the National College for High Speed Rail, spoke to Rail Technology Magazine about how [ … ]
The Economic Contribution of UK Rail 2018

The Economic Contribution of UK Rail 2018

The Railway Industry Association (RIA) has launched a report highlighting the fact that the economic [ … ]
HS2 on track

HS2 on track

Our latest publication – HS2 on Track – demonstrates how HSRIL members are leading the [ … ]
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Submission to the National Infrastructure Assessment consultation

High Speed Rail Industry Leaders has submitted a response to the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) – calling for the UK to commit to the creation of a proper national high speed rail network by 2050. HSRIL sees the NIC as having a vital role to play in helping to define the criteria for investment and [ … ]

Fast Tracking Prosperity in the North West and Midlands

HS2 is not just about faster journey times – it will transform towns and communities across the country. A remodelled hub at Crewe will serve Cheshire, Staffordshire, North Wales and the Mersey-Dee area, bringing transport and economic development benefits through transformational connectivity for all of its users.  Our latest report Fast-Tracking Prosperity in the North [ … ]

Ashford International welcomes first modern high-speed train en-route to Paris

Ashford International Station will now see more high speed services from Europe, after the completion of a £10m project that has included an upgrade to the track, adaptation of Ashford’s international platforms and state-of the-art signalling equipment. The improvement to what is known as the Ashford spur means that the track now meets international standards and [ … ]

How HS2 can stimulate private sector investment and regeneration

High Speed Rail Industry Leaders annual conference is taking place on Tuesday 12th June 2018 at Leeds College of Music. Through a programme of keynote addresses and panel discussions, the conference will consider how the HS2 project is stimulating investment and supporting regional growth. The event will be chaired by Daisy McAndrew, Former Economics Editor, ITV News [ … ]

Our commitment to developing skills and opportunities in the rail sector

High Speed Rail Industry Leaders (HSRIL) has demonstrated its commitment to encouraging diversity and championing the development of training, skills and career opportunities in the rail sector by providing bursaries for three ‘Rail Leader Learners’ to attend the National College of High Speed Rail (NCHSR) and study for the Certificate of Higher Education in High Speed Rail and [ … ]

Ailie MacAdam from Bechtel talks about her career in engineering

Bechtel’s Ailie MacAdam, a former Director at High Speed Rail Industry Leaders, talks to Jim Al-Khalili on Radio 4’s Life Scientific about her career as an engineer. During her 30 years at Bechtel, Ailie has led on major UK and US infrastructure projects, in addition to oil, gas and chemicals projects in Europe and Africa. Ailie talks [ … ]