HSRIL hail HS2 train designs

Images have been released for the proposed rolling stock designs The bidders for the rolling stock contract are: Alstom, Bombardier/Hitachi, CAF, Siemens and Talgo The contract is worth £2.75 billion and will cover at least 54 HS2 trains A spokesman for HSRIL said: “We are pleased to see the range of impressive designs released by Read more…

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…)