Meet the ‘beating heart’ of high-speed rail in London

first loading to take away muck to be recycled and reused around the country

The first train carrying spoil removed from HS2 construction works in London has left the new HS2 Logistics Hub in Willesden. The site of a former railway maintenance depot, is being transformed to serve construction of an ambitious interchange for high-speed services on the HS2 project. One million heavy goods vehicles will be taken off the roads of London, says HS2.

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Author: Simon Walton

Simon Walton is RailFreight's UK correspondent.

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