Topic: High Speed 2 (HS2)

UK high-speed rail HS2 may never reach Leeds

There are fears that Britain’s high-speed railway project HS2 may never be extended beyond the London – Birmingham link, currently under construction. The extension of the project to reach Leeds may be shelved according to...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

4D technology improves safety on HS2 worksite

A 4D learning technology will help to improve safety on the worksite of the British high-speed rail project HS2 by combining cloud-based and hazard management technology.  It allows site workers to enter the Mission Room...Read more
|Comment|author: Sarah Chebaro

UK launches full construction of HS2 railway

UK’s government-funded company High Speed Two Limited has formally launched full construction works of the HS2 railway from London to Birmingham and Crewe. This project, which is considered as the largest one in Europe, will...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Strategic priorities for HS2

HS2, one of the largest infrastructure projects in the UK, is gradually being implemented. The High Speed Rail Group highlights six strategic priorities that the planned line between London and Northern England should address. What...Read more
|2 comments|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Three innovation challenges for HS2

HS2 Ltd, the government-funded company responsible for developing the high-speed railway of the same name, is looking for groundbreaking ideas and solutions. The only major requirement is that they should address three key innovation challenges....Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Preparatory works for Chiltern tunnels on HS2 route

HS2’s contractors are carrying out the preparatory works on the launch site close to South Heat in Buckinghamshire. Next year, two boring machines will start to drill the 16-kilometre-long railway tunnels through the Chiltern Hills,...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

HS2 moves further towards reality

The HS2 project is moving further in the United Kingdom. After launching the procurement to purchase the lifts and escalators, the government-funded company High Speed Two Limited has drawn attention to signalling and slab tracks....Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko