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 [ … ]
High Speed Rail - Grasping the opportunity

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 [ … ]
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 [ … ]
Poised to deliver report outlines the readiness of industry to build HS2

Poised to deliver report outlines the readiness of industry to build HS2

High Speed Rail Industry Leaders has produced a report outlining how industry will build Britain’s [ … ]
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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 [ … ]

Shaw Report published

The Shaw Report into the future of Network Rail has been published and the findings will be considered by the government with a full response issued later in the year. The key objectives of the report were to explore how to give the railway industry a local/customer focus, establish financial discipline, recommend how to protect [ … ]

Our response to the National Infrastructure Commission’s consultation

High Speed Rail Industry Leaders (HSRIL) recently submitted a response to the National Infrastructure Commission’s consultation, which closed on 17th March 2016. We believe that our collective view is especially relevant to this particular consultation, offering a view on the governance, structure and operation of the commission that would ensure the integrity and smooth delivery of a long [ … ]

How industry will build our new high speed railway

HS2 will be the biggest ever single investment in the UK rail network. With this huge level of investment, the industry bears the responsibility to deliver the project as efficiently as possible and to ensure that taxpayers get the most value for their spend. Last year, High Speed Rail Industry Leaders (HSRIL) produced a report outlining how [ … ]