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Xrail wins four-year maintenance contract on Spanish high-speed network

Xrail Group, the engineering solutions and services provider of engineering services from highly specialised consulting to turnkey project delivery, has won a four-year maintenance contract on a high-speed network in Spain.The Madrid–Levante high-speed network, which is partially open and...

New health and safety passport for HS2 workers

HS2 is working with Midland-based Biosite to develop a new initiative that will boost health and safety and competency insight across the supply chainThe company building England’s new high-speed rail network and its contractors have taken a major step...

HS2 to plant 730,000 trees by Spring 2021

Specialist ecology teams from HS2 will plant over 300,000 trees across the Phase One route during the winter monthsThis will take the total number of trees planted between London and the Midlands to over 730,000 by Spring 2021HS2 will...

Network Rail joins HS2 skills, jobs and training pledge in London

Construction firms involved in the building of HS2, including Network Rail, have set out long-term plans so people in seven London boroughs will benefit from the project.Network Rail has joined the others already in the scheme, made up of...

HS2 offers work experience to 30 students

HS2 is helping to support students who have deferred their university place due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic by offering them work experience.To help students who had planned to study this year, but were offered a deferred...

HS2 wins award for bringing disabled into employment

HS2 Ltd, the company delivering Britain’s new high-speed railway, has won an award for its commitment to ensuring equality and transparency in its recruitment practices.The company’s resourcing team has been crowned winners of the Recruitment Team of the Year...

HS2 takes delivery of its first giant tunnelling machines

The first two tunnel boring machines (TBMs) that will be used in the construction of HS2 have arrived in the UK.Built by Herrenknecht, a world leader in TBM manufacturing, at its factory in south-west Germany, the two 170-metre-long machines...

Northern firm delivers work for HS2

As many people call HS2 a ‘southern project’, benefitting Birmingham and London in its first phase, it is interesting to note that a firm from Carlisle has played a key role in the project’s delivery so far.XYZ Rail and...

Government support needed to get rail research institute built

Rail industry and civic leaders are urging the government to accelerate construction of an advanced rail Institute that would provide a “game-changing opportunity for the UK”. Being developed by the University of Leeds, the Institute for High-Speed Rail and System...

HS2 goes to market for lifts and escalators

HS2 has issued its latest invitation to tender to its supply chain, this time to design, deliver and maintain almost 300 state-of-the-art lifts and escalators for HS2’s four major new stations.Around 160 lifts and 130 escalators will be installed...

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Tractor driver dumps slurry onto railway

A tractor driver has been filmed dumping a tank full of slurry onto the West Coast main line in...