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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Gian Paolo Gotelli to head up TX Logistik

Rail logistics group TX Logistik has appointed Gian Paolo Gotelli as its new CEO. TX Logistik, which was founded in...

First train for Shanghai Metro line 14 completed

The first driverless metro train for Shanghai Metro’s Line 14 has rolled off the assembly line in CRRC Nanjing Puzhen.

The role of apprenticeships in filling the skills gap

Rail Forum Midlands talks about the skills gap and what its doing to bridge it

New train protection system for Irish Rail

Above - CPC commercial manager John Mogridge and Egis systems integration lead François Pignard looking at the in-cab display for the...