Monthly archive: July, 2017

High Speed Rail Industry Leaders welcomes civil engineering contract awards

Following the announcement of the award of £6.6bn of civil engineering contracts to build the first phase of HS2 from London to Birmingham, Jim Steer, Director of High Speed Rail Industry Leaders (HSRIL) commented: “The award of these contracts is a huge step forward for HS2 and represents a £6.6bn Government investment in British industry. [ … ]

Minister joins Mayor to back HSR at our annual conference

Our annual conference in Birmingham saw enthusiastic backing for the HS2 project from a stellar line-up of speakers including Transport Minister, Paul Maynard MP, and the new Mayor of the West Midlands, Andy Street.   Attended by over 140 delegates from a combination of industry, LEP’s and local and regional stakeholder organisations, the conference sought [ … ]