On this page you will find details of our current members
Alstom | www.alstom.com/uk | @AlstomUK
In the UK, Alstom is active in the rail, power and electricity transmission sectors, operates from 30 sites and employs more than 6,500 people across the country. Around a third of all rail journeys in the UK are made on Alstom rolling stock, our generating kit powers half of the UK’s power stations, we are testing new tidal turbine technology in waters off Orkney, and we operate the only large-scale transformer manufacturing facility in the UK. Our sites in Stafford and Rugby have been at the forefront of engineering developments since the 19th-century and continue to produce cutting edge technology for projects across the world.
Atkins | www.atkinsglobal.com | @Atkinsglobal
Whether it’s the concept for a new skyscraper, the upgrade of a rail network, the modelling of a flood defence system or the improvement of a management process, Atkins, design and enable solutions. Atkins’ skills lie in the expansive area of infrastructure – the wiring of society – encompassing buildings; land, sea, and air transport; information communications and security systems; and utilities (including energy and water); as well as in our experience of working for a broad range of clients, including national and local governments as well as the commercial sector. The social and environmental framework of our work is crucial, and we view all our projects in the context of the communities in which they are delivered.
Bombardier | www.bombardier.com | @BombardierRail
As the world’s only manufacturer of planes and trains, Bombardier have built an extensive and diverse portfolio of winning mobility solutions. Everywhere people travel by land and in the air, a Bombardier product is ready to transport them. From category-defining business jets and commercial aircraft designed for the challenges of today, to sleek high speed trains and public transit that’s smarter than ever.
Costain | www.costain.com | @CostainGroup
The Costain Group is one of the UK’s leading engineering solutions providers, delivering integrated consulting, project delivery and operations and maintenance services to major blue-chip customers in targeted market sectors including Rail, Highways, Power, Airports, Water, Nuclear Process, Waste, Oil and Gas.
Greengauge 21 | www.greengauge21.net | @greengauge21
Greengauge 21 was established in 2006 as a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee. The company was founded by Jim Steer, one of the UK’s leading transport sector specialists. The organisation has been conceived as an umbrella under which all those with an interest in a high speed rail network can come together and openly and publicly debate the merits of alternative routes, priorities and technologies, alternative implementation strategies and the economic and environmental benefits for Britain. Greengauge 21 has no vested interest and is not seeking to be part of any direct beneﬁciary (construction company, operating company etc.). The company seeks to act in the national and the public interest, by carrying out research and bringing forward evidence so that a full and open debate on high-speed rail can take place.
Hitachi | www.hitachirail-eu.com | @HitachiRailEU
Hitachi Rail Europe Ltd (HRE) is the European headquarters of the Transportation Division of Industrial & Social Infrastructure Systems Company of Hitachi Ltd. The Head Office is located in London and a maintenance depot for the Class 395 trains in Ashford, Kent. HRE is responsible for the business operation of the transportation division’s products and systems in Europe and makes use of the most up-to-date, modern and energy efficient engineering technology developed in Japan.
Siemens | www.siemens.co.uk | @SiemensUKNews
Siemens provide innovative solutions to help tackle the UK’s major challenges, across the key sectors of energy, industry, infrastructure & cities and healthcare. Siemens has a significant presence throughout the UK, with 13 manufacturing sites and more than 25 major offices. Today the company employs over 13,760 people in the UK, including about 5,000 in the manufacturing sector.
Connected Cities | www.onevoiceforhs2.co.uk | @ConnectedCities
Connected Cities brings together business and political leadership to provide one voice for HS2 and improve transport links between the great cities of the North and Midlands.
HS2 Interactive Map | www.hs2.org.uk/interactive-map
This map has been designed to visualise where the new high speed line is proposed to go. Sections of the route may be subject to design refinements, and the line shown on this map may change alignment depending on the outcome of future consultations, but this map will remain up to date with the current and most accurate information.
Young Rail Professionals (YRP) | www.youngrailpro.com | @youngrailpro
YRP, founded in 2009, brings together young people from across the UK railway industry, covering all aspects of the industry from engineering, to asset management, train operations, strategic planning, rolling stock design, maintenance, franchising, regulation, marketing, etc.