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Chancellor kicks off £11.8bn bidding process for HS2

24-Sep-2015 | By , Emily Ashwell

High Speed 2 contracts worth up to £11.8bn are finally out to tender after chancellor George Osborne opened procurement for the first phase of the mammoth project.

HS2 Southern Entrance

Council slams latest plans for HS2 Euston terminus

9-Sep-2015 | Updated: 29-Sep-2015 | By Katherine Smale

High Speed 2 (HS2) will make Euston station a disjointed railway terminus if new redevelopment plans for the £43bn project go ahead, a key London borough warned last week.

HS2 chairman David Higgins

HS2 boss Higgins hits back at 'depressing' design jibe

24-Jul-2015 | By

High speed rail project promoter HS2 Ltd chairman Sir David Higgins has hit back at criticisms levelled in the architectural press at his project’s planned use of standardisation as a means to boost efficiency.

HS2 Curzon Street aerial

High Speed 2 recruiting for design champions

23-Jul-2015 | By

Recruitment of up to 30 design experts to act as a “critical friend” of High Speed 2 is underway.


Higgins: Why HS2 is the right option for Britain


The rationale behind Britain’s biggest infrastructure project – High Speed 2 – has been frequently challenged by NCE’s readers. Here HS2 chairman Sir David Higgins puts his case for the mega-project.


Infrastructure in 2014: How high speed rail will take the strain

12 December 2013

Last month saw a major milestone in the push for a second high speed rail line in the UK, when the hybrid bill for phase one of High Speed Two (HS2) was put before Parliament.

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