Case Studies

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 [ … ]

Ambitions and Opportunities: Understanding the spatial effects of high speed rail

Over two years of study on the spatial effects of High Speed Rail has led to culmination of the research, insight and experiences gained throughout the project thus far in the form of the Independent Transport Commission's report, ‘Ambitions and Opportunities: Understanding the Spatial Effects of High Speed Rail'.

Lessons from major rail infrastructure programmes

This review of five major rail projects highlights lessons the Department for Transport should apply to current and future rail programmes.

Rebalancing Britain: from HS2 towards a national transport strategy

HS2 Ltd's Chairman David Higgins sets out his vision for the High Speed Two project. Reflecting a growing understanding of the UK's historic underinvestment in infrastructure and our economic over-reliance on London, 'Rebalancing Britain' outlines a more equitable way ahead.

HS2 – Direct and Indirect Job Creation

Presentation on direct and indirect job creation related to HS2 given by Leo Eyles of Albion Economics at The Think Tank, Birmingham Science Museum for the High-Speed Rail Industry Leaders Group.