Tag: HS2

HS2 acquires second major development site paving the way for Manchester’s new high speed station
Rail

HS2 acquires second major development site paving the way for Manchester’s new high speed station

HS2 Ltd has reached an agreement with Bruntwood, one of the UK’s leading property providers, to purchase Square One on Travis Street in readiness for …

Major green milestone for HS2 as project announces first diesel-free construction site
Rail

Major green milestone for HS2 as project announces first diesel-free construction site

Canterbury Road Vent Shaft site in South Kilburn becomes HS2 Ltd’s first completely diesel-free construction site Major moment for the project in its journey towards …

West Midlands Mayor welcomes HS2 jobs and skills boost
Training Skills & Learning

West Midlands Mayor welcomes HS2 jobs and skills boost

West Midlands Mayor, Andy Street, visited the Balfour Beatty VINCI (BBV) Skills Academy at South and City College Birmingham’s Bordesley Green campus yesterday and welcomed …

Barhale wins utilities work at HS2 Euston station
Civil Engineering

Barhale wins utilities work at HS2 Euston station

Mace Dragados joint venture has appointed Barhale to a major supplier contract at London’s HS2 Euston station. The award will see civils and infrastructure specialist …

UK firms encouraged to bid for £500m worth of contracts on offer at HS2’s Euston station site
Tenders, Bidding & Awarded

UK firms encouraged to bid for £500m worth of contracts on offer at HS2’s Euston station site

HS2 Station Construction Partner, MD JV are beginning a multi-year programme of procurement  Hundreds of further supply chain opportunities will be available through the packages …

HS2 opens huge new factory as work ramps up on UK’s longest railway bridge
Rail

HS2 opens huge new factory as work ramps up on UK’s longest railway bridge

Work on the UK’s longest railway bridge ramped up this week as HS2 began production of 1,000 enormous concrete segments that will form the deck …

HS2 launches fourth Innovation Accelerator programme
Rail

HS2 launches fourth Innovation Accelerator programme

HS2 Ltd launched its fourth Innovation Accelerator programme as the company behind Britain’s new high speed rail network seeks fresh thinking on three aspects of …

Revolutionary building technology enables HS2 to tap carbon-free renewable energy
Rail

Revolutionary building technology enables HS2 to tap carbon-free renewable energy

Breakthrough offers potential to power Britain’s new high speed railway stations An HS2 building site is the test bed for a revolutionary new building method …

HS2 creates first of 56 giant piers for UK’s longest rail bridge
Rail

HS2 creates first of 56 giant piers for UK’s longest rail bridge

The construction of the UK’s longest railway bridge took another major step forward this week with the start of work on the first of 56 …

Bolton-based Booth Industries opens new factory unit to build HS2 safety doors
Industrial Products

Bolton-based Booth Industries opens new factory unit to build HS2 safety doors

HS2 CEO Mark Thurston visits Bolton factory as work starts on £36.5m contract Bolton SME continues to recruit new staff to build over 300 safety …