Topic: HS2

Curzon Street HS2 showpiece for Birmingham terminal

Birmingham’s historic Curzon Street Station will be integrated into the city’s new HS2 terminus. A deal has been struck to save the world’s oldest surviving monumental railway architecture. The building will be preserved and incorporated...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

HS2 accredited green by British Standards Institute

HS2 has an extensive carbon management programme in place, and now it has been recognised with a globally recognised accreditation. The builders behind Britain’s new high-speed railway have been awarded the PAS 2080 global accreditation,...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Bridge works begin on key UK freight route

Network Rail, the UK infrastructure agency, is beginning a programme of works on the 144-year-old Ribblehead Viaduct, the key link on the Settle-Carlisle Line. The huge viaduct carries freight and passenger traffic through the north...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

London’s Tilbury Port in HS2 promotion

The huge high-speed rail project in the UK, the London and Birmingham HS2 line, will enable growth in rail freight usage at UK ports. This is according to a new promotion by the rail developers,...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

New mixed-use line proposed for Scotland-England

UK’s influential High Speed Rail Group proposes a significant new-build line between England and Scotland to complement the east and west coast main lines and solve capacity issues. The group, representing member organisations from across...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

High speed seeks high-tech and your vote

The UK’s second dedicated high-speed railway HS2 is seeking contractors for a massive signalling contract to manage operations on what is planned to be the busiest purpose built line in the world. However, a parliamentary...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton