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HS2 seeks contractor to build Washwood Heath train depot and control centre
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HS2 seeks contractor to build Washwood Heath train depot and control centre

HS2 today began the search for a specialist contractor to build the high speed rail project’s central control centre and maintenance depot, which will create …

Return to work programme creates new opportunities to work on HS2
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Return to work programme creates new opportunities to work on HS2

Skanska Costain STRABAG Joint Venture, HS2’s main works construction partner for the Northolt to London Euston section of Britain’s new high speed railway, is today …

HS2 to implement UKs first ever project wide health and safety passport
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HS2 to implement UKs first ever project wide health and safety passport

Midlands based company Biosite is working with HS2 developing the new initiative to boost health and safety and competency insight across the supply chain HS2 …

Birmingham’s rail history revived for new HS2 terminus
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Birmingham’s rail history revived for new HS2 terminus

One of the world’s oldest surviving pieces of monumental railway architecture to be preserved and enhanced in new HS2 Curzon Street Station. Leader of Birmingham …

HS2 shortlists Track Systems and Tunnel and Lineside M&E suppliers
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HS2 shortlists Track Systems and Tunnel and Lineside M&E suppliers

HS2 today shortlisted bidders for its Track Systems and for Tunnel and Lineside Mechanical and Electrical (M&E) systems. The winning organisations will go on to …

HS2’s world-first emissions retrofit solution cuts emissions and carbon and will save millions of pounds
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HS2’s world-first emissions retrofit solution cuts emissions and carbon and will save millions of pounds

Successful pilot of world’s first retrofit on large construction equipment will have massive impact across the HS2 project, saving millions of pounds Reduced emissions will …

HS2 seeks switches and crossing suppliers for £150m contract
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HS2 seeks switches and crossing suppliers for £150m contract

HS2 Ltd today began the search for suppliers to provide switches and crossings for the 280km of new high-speed track between London, Birmingham and the …

RLB makes tracks with Midlands Very Light Rail Programme
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RLB makes tracks with Midlands Very Light Rail Programme

RLB UK continues to make tracks in the Midlands by commencing this week on the third phase of Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council’s innovative Very Light …

HS2’s first giant tunnelling machines arrive in the UK
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HS2’s first giant tunnelling machines arrive in the UK

HS2’s first two giant Tunnel Boring Machines (TBMs) have arrived in the UK and will be ready to start work on the UK’s largest infrastructure project …

Landmark first civils contract opportunity on second phase of HS2 to Crewe
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Landmark first civils contract opportunity on second phase of HS2 to Crewe

HS2 invites contractors to bid for first major civils work north of the West Midlands £50m early works package signals new progress on delivering the …