Perspectives on High Speed Rail and Scotland

The next in our online In Conversation With… event featured Scotland Office Minister, Iain Stewart MP, Alastair Young, Transport Scotland and Jim Steer, HSRG Director. This 1-1 interview and audience Q&A was chaired by columnist and broadcaster Ayesha Hazarika – and provided a timely opportunity to discuss Anglo-Scottish high speed Read more…

HS2 Midlands Voices

Voices from the worlds of politics, business and industry have come together in this report HS2 Midlands Voices – to argue that the full ‘Y shaped’ HS2 network must be completed in full to enable long-promised ‘levelling up’ of the regional and national economy. The report makes clear that HS2’s Eastern Leg Read more…

HS2 Tunnel Boring Machines (TBMs)

The contract for the first two giant tunnelling machines for London’s HS2 tunnels has been signed with main works civils contractor, Skanska Costain STRABAG JV (SCS JV) – a mark of the significant progress being made on the southern stretch of HS2. The tunnel boring machines (TBMs) are being built Read more…