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New CFO appointed at HS1 Ltd

HS1 Ltd has announced the appointment of Virginie Merle as the company’s new CFO. Virginie, who has been the UK, Middle East and India CFO...

Multi-million pound HS2 fund boosts hundreds of community projects

More than £16 million has been invested in community and business projects bordering HS2’s route, helping to drive the local economy, enhance the environment...

Careers and Recruitment Roundup

The industry is always calling out for new recruits. whether it’s to fill positions on major projects, ensure customers get the best service on...

High Speed Rail Group appoints new Chair

The High Speed Rail Group (HSRG) is delighted to announce that Dyan Perry has recently been appointedas the Group’s new Chair. In her newly created...

HS2: an opportunity lost

Since late September, industry news has been dominated by the fate of HS2. After weeks of speculation, it did not come as a great...

HS2: training the nation

The construction of HS2 has delivered a huge boost for regional economies, creating major contracts for UK businesses and delivering full-time job roles for...

HS2 Ltd becomes first UK company to secure and retain flagship equality accreditation

HS2 Ltd is the only organisation in the UK to achieve and retain a prestigious accreditation standard established to recognise exceptional commitment to equality,...

HS2: a recruitment and training powerhouse

The HS2 project is hoovering up talent as it rolls up the country at growing speed. It’s also providing countless opportunities to the communities...

HS2 announces hundreds more apprenticeship jobs as the UK celebrates National Apprenticeship Week

HS2’s commitment to creating ‘Skills for Life’ – the theme for this year’s National Apprenticeship Week – was reinforced today (6 February) as it...

HS2 – Training on the job

Matt Atkins As one of the largest UK rail projects ever undertaken, HS2 is reliant on a deep reservoir of people power, and the mega-project...

Changing the face of construction: EDI report shows HS2 continues to lead by example

HS2 has published its annual Equality, Diversity and Inclusion report. The report shows how the company delivering Britain’s new railway is continuing to challenge...

HS2 to deliver seamless mobile connectivity

Passengers using Britain’s new high speed rail network will enjoy seamless mobile coverage delivering uninterrupted streaming and calls as trains speed through its tunnels,...

HS2 reveals first images of Bucks Infrastructure Maintenance Depot set to support 180 jobs

HS2 today revealed the design for the new high speed railway’s state-of-the-art maintenance hub, which will bring around 180 jobs to Calvert in Buckinghamshire. Taking...

Pupils from Old Oak Primary School name mini HS2 Tunnel Boring Machine ‘Bramble’

Last week, pupils from Old Oak Primary School were invited to the HS2 site at Wormwood Scrubs to see new hoardings that have been...

Galvanizers Association will deliver for HS2

A process of protecting steel, in use for centuries, is essential to the provision of modern railway infrastructure. Galvanizers Association tell us more. Billed as...

HS2 history lesson

Pupils at Newall Green Primary School in Manchester were treated to a history lesson with a difference when Balfour Beatty contractors, working on behalf...

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

HS2’s Station Construction Partner for Euston station, a joint venture between Mace and Dragados (MD JV), is ramping up procurement this month, as it...

HS2 launches major recruitment campaign to mark National Apprenticeship Week

HS2 is continuing its commitment to ‘Build the Future’ – the theme for this year’s National Apprenticeship Week – by recruiting for more talented...