Topic: HS2

All action at HS2 Willesden West London

High Speed 2 Limited, the company delivering Britain’s HS2 project, has had a busy, freight-related time at their West London logistics hub. With the company eager to promote its environmental, capacity and freight benefits, it...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

High-speed rail to Leeds halted

There are fears that Britain’s high-speed railway project HS2 may never be extended beyond the London – Birmingham link, currently under construction. The extension of the project to reach Leeds may be shelved according to...Read more
|1 comment|author: Simon Walton

Freight to benefit from engineering works

The UK West Coast Main Line, the busiest mixed-traffic route in Europe, will see the most extensive programme of engineering works this weekend. The Late May Bank Holiday is traditionally a busy time for operations....Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

New terminals planned in England and Scotland

New freight terminals planned for Scotland and England have had mixed responses from the neighbours. In central Scotland a new proposal occupying part of a former steel works has met fierce opposition from local residents....Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

HS2 celebrates 100 Buckinghamshire trains

The high-speed rail project, HS2, has celebrated bringing in the one-hundredth train to its Buckinghamshire contraction site in the south east of England. The company says the milestone operations has already taken the equivalent of...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Devon development is opportunity for freight and HS2

A mothballed quarry, potentially supplying the HS2 project, could be the surprise beneficiary of a development promoted by the UK government to reverse an overzealous rationalisation programme of the 1960s and 1970s. Forthcoming reinstatement of...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

High Speed Rail: mixed messages worldwide

While Britain forges ahead with its HS2 high speed rail project, there are mixed messages from around the globe. While some national and international projects are being fast-tracked, others are hitting the buffers. Somewhat surprisingly,...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton