High Speed 2
HS2 ‘rephased’ due to cost challenges
Southern and northern ends to be delayedPHILIP SHERRATT
Knives out for HS2
Further cuts threatenedPHILIP SHERRATT
HS2 Washwood Heath depot gains approval
Train maintenance and network control based at new hubAndy Roden
HS2 starts London tunnel drive
Work starts on first of three tunnelsAndy Roden
HS2 nears 25,000 jobs milestone
High Speed 2's workforce is increasing as construction of the new railway ramps up.
HS2’s first London TBMs arrive
The first of six TBMs have arrived in London to bore HS2 tunnels.
Alstom-Hitachi to build £2bn HS2 train fleet
Alstom and Hitachi have won the contract to build 54 trains for High Speed 2.
HS2 starts Long Itchington tunnelling
Tunnel boring has started on High Speed 2's Long Itchington Wood tunnel.
Northern leaders try to keep NPR schemes alive
Transport for the North is seeking an urgent meeting with the Government to discuss ways of delivering the full Northern Powerhouse Rail programme.
Construction starts on Old Oak station box
Construction has begun on Old Oak Common station's box structure for High Speed 2.