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Tuesday, January 26, 2021

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...
Van Elle succeeds deal with HS2 for ground improvement

Van Elle succeeds deal with HS2 for ground improvement

A contract with HS2 will allow foundations specialist Van Elle to improve ground stability for construction in North West London. It has...
Joint Venture signed up with HS2 for £260m concrete slab track deal

HS2 Interchange Station site set with new district plan

The leisure and housing district in the Midlands is going to witness the HS2 Interchange Station, for which the masterplan to create...
HS2 appoints Atkins and Gleeds to take control over costs

HS2 appoints Atkins and Gleeds to take control over costs

Atkins and Gleeds will be monitoring costs and programmes as the project proceeds through construction, while HS2 appointed the firms to take...
HS2 appoints Atkins and Gleeds to take control over costs

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...

A luxury apartment construction is started above Crossrail station by Galliard Homes

Galliard Homes has given a green signal to construct a £140m luxury apartment scheme above Crossrail station of the Tottenham Court Road. This construction...

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...
First HS2 TBMs arrive on-site

HS2 comes up with low-slung viaduct designs

EKFB JV as main works contractor of HS2 has unveiled designs for two Northamptonshire viaducts. They are engineered to be as unobtrusive...

High Speed Rail College changes track

Within 18 months of operations, the National College for High Speed Rail has developed a ‘new vision’ to widen its remit from just trains...
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,...

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