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CH2M European MD to take over at HS2

Mark Thurston, currently managing director overseeing CH2M's European operations, including those in the UK, has been appointed as the new chief executive of HS2. The post became vacant when Simon Kirby left to join Rolls Royce as chief operating officer...

CCD appointed to HS2 project

Design and ergonomics consultancy CCD has been appointed by Parsons Brinkerhoff to provide human factors expertise to HS2. The consultancy has been tasked with describing the 'door to door' passenger experience that HS2 should deliver. CCD will look at the design...

HS2 will build on Olympic success

Andy Milne spells out four reasons why the rail industry and Britain needs High Speed Two. As the surge of national optimism reached its crescendo at the London Olympics the great and the not so good were lining up to oppose the plan to build a high-speed railway between London, Birmingham, Leeds and Manchester. Leave [...]

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The Kilsby Genie

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3Squared wins major contract from HS2 contractor

A Yorkshire-based SME (small to medium enterprise) has been awarded a major contract working on High Speed Two (HS2), generating new jobs

Safer Travel Pledge helps protect passengers as train frequency increases

Free face coverings being handed out at London Waterloo station. As trains start to run more frequently and...

Special train livery says Thank You to key workers

Great Western Railway (GWR) has unveiled a special livery for one of its inter-city express trains, paying tribute to key workers for...