Monthly archive: September, 2015

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 new high speed railway. Poised to Deliver uses examples of lessons learnt and experience built up through projects carried out overseas to show the readiness of industry to deliver the HS2 project on time and within budget. HSRIL member companies have [ … ]
Shadow Transport Secretary Lilian Greenwood MP gives emphatic commitment to high speed rail

Shadow Transport Secretary Lilian Greenwood MP gives emphatic commitment to high speed rail

Shadow Transport Secretary Lilian Greenwood MP gave an emphatic commitment to high speed rail at the High Speed Rail Industry Leaders fringe event at Labour Party conference, restating the importance of investment in HSR to release capacity and revolutionise the links between the cities of the Midlands and the North, and confirming that Labour are [ … ]

HS2 passes the point of no return – now industry will deliver

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has announced a major milestone for HS2, starting the bidding process for phase one of the project with at least seven new contracts being opened up to companies, with a total combined value of £11.8bn. The contracts cover a range of areas including some 230km of new tunnels, bridges and earthworks [ … ]