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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...

Young Rail Professionals – An opportunity for growth

Cost and reliability are key to attracting passengers and encouraging modal shift as the domestic and international travel markets recover − a challenge we...

HS2 announces hundreds of new job opportunities in the West Midlands

Balfour Beatty VINCI (BBV), HS2’s construction partner for the West Midlands, has announced it has hundreds of new jobs to fill across its supply...

HS2 unveils its London logistics hub

HS2 has revealed the colossal logistics operation that is taking place at HS2’s logistics hub near Willesden Junction. The 30-acre site will be the...

Virtual reality brings hs2 station to life

In an innovative world-first, virtual reality, eye-tracking and emotion-sensing technology is being developed in combination and being used to develop how passengers will navigate...

HS2 begins work on UK’s longest rail viaduct

Work has started on the UK’s longest railway bridge, with ground engineers sinking the first of almost 300 piles that will form the foundations...

HS2 apprentice flies the flag for International Women’s Day

Nineteen-year-old Lisa-Marie from London is defying gender biases. As a civil engineering apprentice she was flying the flag for women and girls working in...

New West Midlands HS2 Growth Strategy lays out fast-track to regional recovery

The development of HS2 in the West Midlands will turbocharge the economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic as it brings forward 175,000 new jobs...

Reaction to HS2 Phase 2a gaining Royal Assent

HS2 Phase 2a (Birmingham - Crewe) has today reached Royal Assent Reacting to this announcement, Maria Machancoses, director of Midlands Connect, said: “Today’s historic milestone will...

Webinar to showcase local job opportunities on HS2

HS2 Ltd, the company delivering Britain’s new high-speed railway, is hosting a virtual careers fair on Wednesday 24th February to showcase the jobs the project...

HS2 launches recruitment campaign to mark National Apprenticeship Week

‘Build the Future’ is the theme marking the 14th annual celebration of apprenticeships and HS2 is showing its support by recruiting more young talent...