High Speed 2’s (HS2) chief engineer has heaped criticism on high costs of infrastructure in the UK and set out ways that his scheme will keep costs down.
Department for Transport (DfT) officials have defended the government’s work on the economic case for High Speed 2 (HS2) after coming in for criticism last week.
The government is to look at lengthening a second tunnel on the High Speed 2 project after listening to affected businesses.
Bankers and contractors on France’s latest high speed rail line have expressed disbelief at the UK’s reluctance to seek private finance to build High Speed 2 (HS2).
There is no doubt that 2013 promises to be one of the most significant years yet for the UK’s high speed rail ambitions, says Doug Oakervee
While the country languishes in the economic doldrums the question on the mind of civil engineers is this: will 2012 be the year that an infrastructure led recovery begins to take hold?
The £32.7bn project comprises the planning and construction of the UK's second high-speed railway, set to run northward from London to the Midlands and beyond
- Relevant links:
- High Speed 2 video
- High Speed 2 website
- High Speed 2 public consultation website
- Department for Transport mini-site on high speed rail
020 7728 4540
It is always good to start the week with some mass media infrastructure coverage. Publication of the High Speed 2 (HS2) phase 2 route didn’t fail to deliver.