HSR Industry Leaders at party conferences this year

HSR Industry Leaders at party conferences this year

We kicked off party conference season this year with a dinner with key city Leaders [ … ]
HS2 Jobs Analysis Report

HS2 Jobs Analysis Report

High Speed Rail Industry Leaders commissioned Albion Economics to undertake some research to establish the short [ … ]
High Speed Rail: Attracting the Brightest and the Best

High Speed Rail: Attracting the Brightest and the Best

We recently hosted our inaugural conference at Birmingham’s Thinktank Museum. The aim of the event was to address the [ … ]
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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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 [ … ]

High Speed Rail: Attracting the Brightest and the Best

High Speed Rail Industry Leaders (HSRIL) is hosting its inaugural conference at Birmingham’s Thinktank Museum. The conference titled ‘Attracting the Brightest and the Best’ aims to address the longstanding skills shortage facing the rail industry. In particular, it will focus on how high speed rail can be a catalyst for transforming the skills base for the better. A keynote [ … ]

Conditions are perfect for a step change in gender balance in the industry

Nadia Savage, Project Director at member company Laing O’Rourke considers how the current investment in UK infrastructure, and the focus on equality, diversity and inclusion, mean that the conditions are perfect for a step change in gender balance in the industry. Read the full article here: Shine a light on parity  
High Speed Rail Bill passes Third Reading

High Speed Rail Bill passes Third Reading

The High Speed Rail Bill has passed the Third Reading in the House of Commons with 399 voting in favour and 42 against. The Bill will now proceed to the House of Lords. The petition period in the House of Lords is expected to run from 24 March 2016 until 5pm on Monday 18 April [ … ]

High Speed Rail – Grasping the opportunity

High Speed Rail Industry Leaders has been speaking, through its membership, to SME’s to gauge how they view the opportunities presented by the development of high speed rail in the UK, and in particular the HS2 project, with the aim of helping to maximise the beneficial effects of HSR development throughout the UK supply chain. The sessions also gave our members, [ … ]
High Speed Rail for Northern England and Scotland

High Speed Rail for Northern England and Scotland

The Cabinet Secretary for Infrastructure Investment and Cities in Scotland and the UK Transport Minister met in Waverley Station to launch two long awaited reports, one from HS2 Ltd on Anglo-Scottish high-speed rail, the other on the case for high-speed rail between Edinburgh and Glasgow.  Their common aim has settled on what the Scottish Ministers [ … ]