Jacobs – empowered to deliver

Jacobs graduate geotechnical engineer, Laura King, shares her insight of working on the multi-billion dollar California High-Speed Rail project, and what she’s looking forward to bringing to her next role on High Speed 2. The $64 billion California High-Speed Rail (CAHSR) project* will provide a 220 mph train service over Read more…

Bechtel – designing brilliance

Bechtel is transferring its experience from the Crossrail project, where it pioneered the use of 4D planning, to the high speed rail environment.  On Crossrail the 4D approach (outlined below) was initiated during the detailed design phase. On HS2 our 4D tools and processes will be applied during the earlier Read more…

Alstom – specialising in innovation

Our members Alstom specialise in innovative high speed rolling stock, including flagship new projects such as the Avelia Liberty for Amtrak, the world’s first tilting very high speed train. But innovation doesn’t stop with the design of the trains. High speed trains require careful maintenance, and here in the UK, Read more…

HS2 on track

Our latest publication – HS2 on Track – demonstrates how HSRIL members are leading the delivery of the High Speed 2 project.  The report shows how industry is uniquely placed to provide UK expertise across the range of specialisms required to make the project a success. With more than 15,000 kilometres of Read more…

HS2 Jobs Analysis Report

High Speed Rail Industry Leaders commissioned Albion Economics to undertake some research to establish the short and medium term employment and training impacts of the HS2 project. The scope of the work focuses on the planning, design and construction phases of the project and provides: an estimate of the number of HS2 Read more…