Fringe events at party conferences 2018

HSRIL held a number of fringe events at both Conservative and Labour Party Conferences this year, in partnership with the Railway Industry Association.               Designed to show industry’s continued support for the HS2 project – the events offered an opportunity for MP’s to engage Read more…

Industrial Strategy White Paper

The Industrial Strategy White Paper – Building a Britain fit for the Future  – has been released, designed to provide a broad and long-term vision to boost the economy.  The Industrial Strategy is underpinned by what it calls the ‘Four Grand Challenges’ – the response to global changes in technology and industry, 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…