The scheme in summary
HS2 Ltd is seeking a delivery partner for the first 10 years of the mega project to create rapid links between London and the North.
The procurement process for £900M in contracts for enabling works has been launched by HS2 Ltd, the company behind the development of the new high-speed rail network.
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.
Recruitment of up to 30 design experts to act as a “critical friend” of High Speed 2 is underway.
European contracting giants are playing a major part in almost all High Speed 2 (HS2) construction bid teams, NCE can reveal.
A corporation to lead the regeneration of the West London site of a proposed High Speed 2 (HS2) and Crossrail Station has been formally launched.
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.
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.
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
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