Artist's impression of Curzon Viaduct in Birmingham for HS2, with Birmingham city centre in background

HS2 begins work on Birmingham Curzon Viaduct

Impression of the Curzon Viaduct 'Bellingham' bridge bringing HS2 trains into BirminghamCGI image by HS2 media centre

The company building Britain’s high-speed railway project, HS2 Limited, has revealed designs for the viaduct that will span the 150-metre section on final approach to Birmingham’s new Curzon Street Station. The bridge design features a 25-metre-high central truss, which the company says will create a new icon on the city skyline. The superstructure will be illuminated by a visual art installation conceived by Glasgow-trained Liz West.

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Author: Simon Walton

Simon Walton is RailFreight's UK correspondent.

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