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Liverpool launches HS2 campaign

29-Jul-2014 | By

Liverpool has launched a campaign to bring the HS2 network to the city.

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HS2 boss urges engineers to embrace new technology

22-Jul-2014 | By

Engineers must innovate more and be more willing to embrace new technology if they are to remain relevant and well regarded by the public, the chief engineer behind High Speed 2 (HS2) said last week.

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Engineer presents 'cheaper' HS2 alternative at House of Commons

11-Jul-2014 | By

HS2 would be a “disastrous and ill-thought-out intervention in UK transport, costing too much, and benefiting too few,” according to a civil engineer who launched a petition arguing against the £43bn project yesterday afternoon in the House of Commons.


NCE readers poll questions government plans to build high speed rail route

3-Jun-2014 | By

NCE readers have panned the government’s plan for High Speed 2 (HS2), according to the findings of a poll.



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.


Sustainable Infrastructure: Giving government confidence to invest

20 December 2012

With High Speed 2 in judicial review, plans for the Thames Tideway Tunnel about to go before the Planning Inspectorate and the very future ownership of Britain’s highway network up for debate, the challenge of uniting short-term public need for economic growth with long-term sustainable infrastructure development has never been greater.

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