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Curtailed HS2 Phase 2b unlikely to meet strategic priorities

The Government's preferred option for HS2's Eastern Leg may not meet its strategic priorities, according to a report made public on 24 January.

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HS2’s Crewe-Manchester Bill enters Parliament

The Bill for the Crewe-Manchester section of HS2 has been submitted to Parliament.

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Curzon Street transforms Birmingham

Andy Roden

High Speed 2’s station in central Birmingham is set to transform the city’s rail architecture while recognising its history. ANDY RODEN examines the plan for this major architectural statement on Britain’s new railway

Andy Roden
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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 Chief Executive Mark Thurston starts boring of the one-mile-long Long Itchington Wood Tunnel on High Speed 2. News Premium

HS2 starts Long Itchington tunnelling

Tunnel boring has started on High Speed 2's Long Itchington Wood tunnel.

Siemens challenges HS2 train contract award

ROGER FORD

▄ Preferred Joint Venture bid failed on technical assessment
▄ Injunction sought to halt ministerial approval
▄ Third legal challenge after CAF and Talgo

ROGER FORD
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Siemens challenges HS2 trains decision

Basis for legal challenge outlined

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Burnham may refer HS2 and NPR decisions to Parliament

Tony Miles

Continuing fear for fate of HS2 eastern leg

Tony Miles
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High-speed people

High Speed 2 and contractors are running a major programme to recruit apprentices. One of them, JOAB LITTLEFIELD, talks to ANDY RODEN about his experiences on Britain’s new railway