HSR Industry Leaders organised a focus group meeting with the business community in Derby recently to discuss the potential benefits that high speed rail could bring to the local economy, and to their businesses specifically. The focus group highlighted a genuine interest in HS2 from the local supply chain. It Read more…
The Government has deposited a proposed set of changes to the High Speed Rail (London – West Midlands) Bill in Parliament, which reflect the Government’s discussions with landowners, occupiers and key stakeholders as well as refinements to the design and updated environmental information. The changes relate to areas along the Read more…
HSRIL recently organised an event in Manchester to start a dialogue with the business community.
Atkins has won a four year contract to provide BIM technical services to HS2 Ltd.
In a written response to a question by Beaconsfield MP Dominic Grieve, Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has ruled out building a link connecting Heathrow airport to the High Speed 2 line between London and the north of England before 2033.
The network of China Railways is one of the most densely used in the world. More than 2.9 billion passengers have travelled across China by high-speed train since April 2007 and in 2013, China’s high-speed rail network recorded 214 billion passenger kilometres – more than the rest of the world put together.
A new report, published today, details the costly impact to Britain if High Speed 2 is derailed. ‘Great Britain: connected or not?’, which was developed by the HSR Industry Leaders Group, outlines how failing to build HS2 will leave a clogged Britain, unable to meet its full potential.