Keeping HSR to Scotland in the fast track

It may have been 6 years since Fast Track Scotland was published (which set out the case for Scotland’s inclusion in a UK wide high speed rail network) but the momentum to drive forward this vision is still going strong. Thanks to a tight operational relationship with colleagues from DfT and Network Rail, 2017 was a  whistle-stop year for High Speed Rail Policy at Transport Scotland (TS), and we are (more…)

Industrial Strategy White Paper

The Industrial Strategy White Paper – Building a Britain fit for the Future  – has been released, designed to provide a broad and long-term vision to boost the economy.  The Industrial Strategy is underpinned by what it calls the ‘Four Grand Challenges’ – the response to global changes in technology and industry, Read more…

Year of Engineering Campaign 2018

The Government has launched the Year of Engineering campaign which will take place throughout 2018. This joint initiative between Government and industry aims to help young people gain experience in engineering, tackle the skills gap in the industry as well as increasing diversity in engineering. High Speed Rail Industry Leaders will Read more…