Topic: HS2

HS2 goes to Glasgow … virtually

Britain’s high-speed rail project is making a renewed effort to emphasise its environmental credentials. They will make an appearance at COP26 in Glasgow. Well, a virtual appearance – which is actually quite environmentally aware of...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

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