Transformation

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  
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'.

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.

HSRILG comments on HS2 Growth Taskforce report

Jim Steer, a founding member of the High Speed Rail Industry Leaders’ Group, comments on today’s report from the HS2 Growth Taskforce.

Should money from HS2 be spent on repairing existing rail lines?

Repairing storm damage and continuing to maintain and enhance the existing railway does not mean removing money from other projects. Network Rail will receive more than £21bn over the next 5 years to fund the network.