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 [ … ]
High Speed Rail - Grasping the opportunity

High Speed Rail – Grasping the opportunity

High Speed Rail Industry Leaders hosted a series of focus group meetings with small and [ … ]
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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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  

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 [ … ]

High Speed Rail Committee publishes final report

After almost two years, 160 days of sittings, and having heard almost 1,600 petitions the High Speed Rail (London – West Midlands) Bill Select Committee has published its second and final report. The Committee provided individuals and bodies directly and specially affected by the Bill with the opportunity to object to specific provisions and to seek its [ … ]

Transport for London taking over services in London could result in Crossrail 3

According to National Infrastructure Commission Chair Lord Adonis, Crossrail 3’ could happen as a result of new plans for Transport for London (TfL) to take over suburban rail services in Greater London. Lord Adonis is heading the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) investigation into Crossrail 2, due to report its recommendations to the government in the [ … ]