Royal Assent granted for Phase 1 of HS2

Royal Assent granted for Phase 1 of HS2

Royal Assent has been granted for Phase 1 of HS2, marking another significant milestone for [ … ]
HS2 Jobs Analysis Report

HS2 Jobs Analysis Report

High Speed Rail Industry Leaders commissioned Albion Economics to undertake some research to establish the short [ … ]
Building the right relationships within the supply chain

Building the right relationships within the supply chain

The redevelopment of London Bridge Station will meet growing transport needs by increasing both passenger [ … ]
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Annual Conference – how High Speed Rail will transform our regional economies

The HS2 project will add much-needed additional track capacity to the north – south routes of our railway system, creating opportunities to improve the frequency and reliability of services for towns and cities, both on and off the HS2 network. Phase One of HS2, due to open in 2026, will see a new high speed [ … ]
Responding to the Government’s Industrial Strategy Green Paper

Responding to the Government’s Industrial Strategy Green Paper

The Government’s investment in HS2 is the most important public investment project in the UK for decades. As such, a key part of the Industrial Strategy should be to take advantage of the opportunities that HS2, and indeed HSR affords. Our response to the Government’s Industrial Strategy Green Paper, which can be accessed here in full, [ … ]

Conversations with HSR supply chain in Doncaster

Our last supply chain engagement event in this series was hosted by HSRIL members Skanska in Doncaster, South Yorkshire – the site here having been established for almost a century, and employing a multi-skilled workforce of mechanical and civil engineers, fully trained in areas like fabrication, welding, electrical engineering, hydraulics and computer numerical control (CNC) [ … ]

Welcome launch of rolling stock procurement process

HSRIL welcomes the announcement launching the procurement process for HS2 trains. High speed trains showcase the very best of modern technology and have the potential to completely transform the passengers experience of rail. HS2 is now full steam ahead and contracts such as these will contribute towards transforming regional economies and creating new jobs no [ … ]

Government announces preferred route for Phase 2b

Another major milestone for the HS2 project has been reached with the Government announcing its decision over the route from Crewe to Manchester and from the West Midlands to Leeds – referred to as Phase 2b of the project. The Transport Secretary has published a command paper High Speed Two: from Crewe to Manchester, the West Midlands [ … ]
HSR Industry Leaders at party conferences

HSR Industry Leaders at party conferences

We kicked off party conference season in 2016 with a dinner with key city Leaders in Liverpool in conjunction with Core Cities, which offered an informal opportunity to discuss the HS2 project, its impact and the future of high speed rail and major infrastructure in the UK, as well as meet with industry leaders and politicians. Andy [ … ]