Rebalancing Britain

A modern, integrated and high speed rail network is vital to Britain’s future prosperity. Improving the rail services linking Manchester, Leeds, Sheffield and Liverpool, connecting their businesses and markets, is also crucial to rejuvenate the north of England and rebalance the economy.

HS2: It’s all about the people

When looking at who will build and who will benefit from HS2, HS3 or indeed any future high speed rail project, there is no simple answer. As Ailie Macadam, Managing Director of Bechtel’s global rail business, has pointed out in her speech at today’s ‘Transport Times’ conference, there are thousands Read more…

Is High Speed Rail flood-proof?

The devastating effects of the recent storms on the UK transport system, and especially on our rail networks, has been well documented. It has left numerous towns without power, thousands of people without access to transport, and the Devon railway quite literally suspended in mid-air.