HS2 news

Wendover Viaduct deck from above during the first deck slide looking south 10.01.24

Starmer again rules out HS2 leg to Manchester as railway begins year-long deck slide for Buckinghamshire viaduct


Northern leg is ‘not possible’ due to budget overruns says Labour leader

HS2 Euston interior CGI

HS2 could cost nearly £68bn after inflation


Cuts to scheme could also reduce passenger capacity between Birmingham and Manchester

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HS2’s London tunnelling JV gets extra £200m


Additional payment is second received by Skanska Costain Strabag


HS2 cancellation could release capacity to supply chain, says T&T


But firms could take skills abroad pursuing alternative high-speed rail jobs

HS2 - tunnel boring machine prep - June 2020 (4)

G&T drafted in to review cost rises on HS2 civils contracts


Cost-plus contracts blamed for 90% of hikes