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Thursday, July 9, 2020
230km of telecommunications systems

£300m HS2 telecom project under search of a specialist contractor

The search for a specialist contractor to deliver 230km of telecommunications systems is under way by HS2. The current scenario reveals the...
Go-ahead for HS2’s west-London super hub

Go-ahead for HS2’s west-London super hub

Balfour Beatty, Systra and Vinci (Joint Venture Contractors) have received the go-ahead from planners to begin work on HS2’s west-London super hub,...
Curzon HS2 Street station gains planning permission

Curzon HS2 Street station gains planning permission

HS2 has received planning permission for the Curzon HS2 Street station in Birmingham from Birmingham City Council. The contractors Laing O’Rourke and...
HS2 to restart construction work in a week

HS2 to restart construction work in a week

HS2 has conveyed the contractors that the construction work of HS2 London Euston site will restart in a week time, all the...
New minister appointed for HS2

New minister appointed for HS2

Andrew Stephenson(Lancashire MP) has been appointed as the new Minister for the HS2 and Northern Powerhouse Rail. The new minister Andrew Stephenson will be...
Construction News

Green Light for entire £100bn HS2 project

The Government will give the green light for the whole of the HS2 project today despite ballooning costs. The decision ends months of agonizing watch...

Bidding starts for Birmingham HS2 station

HS2 has opened the bidding for Birmingham’s landmark Curzon Street station worth £570m. Rail procurement chiefs have chosen for a two-stage bid process for...

HS2 costs could raise to £106bn

As per the report from Oakervee regarding the future of HS2 has raised the fears of costs hitting £106bn, the reports warn that the...
Crossrail opening date delays to final quarter of 2021

Crossrail opening date delays to final quarter of 2021

Transport for London chiefs is planning to finally open the Crossrail in the final quarter of 2021. The new delay is causing nearly three...
Railway news

A 50% rise in civils design costs of HS2 phase 2

HS2 extends its civils design and environmental services contracts for Birmingham to Leeds and Manchester routes by 50%. The originally expected costs for design...

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