Construction work has started on what will be the UK’s longest railway viaduct, and it’s to be built in north-west London for HS2.
The building site where the HS2 railway dips into a tunnel under the Chilterns is to be turned into a large nature reserve once the construction works have finished.
The design for the surface headhouse building that will give access to the HS2 tunnels on the approach to Euston has been shown off.
HS2 has shown off the final design for its ‘barn design’ headhouses that will provide ventilation and emergency access to the Chiltern tunnel just outside the M25 motorway.
A massive cavern that will allow HS2 trains to switch lines is to be built next to Old Oak Common, and works are about to start on constructing it.
The site, to the north of London, is an interesting one, as HS2 trains will pass right through the middle of a disused railway station.
The design for the above-ground part of the HS2 tunnel ventilation shaft in South Kilburn has been shown off for consultation.
The Port of Tilbury out beyond the east of London is being highlighted as a beneficiary of HS2 when it opens, even though it’s nowhere near HS2.
Marks carved into the wall of a medieval church that were thought to deter evil spirits have been found along the path of the HS2 railway.
The first contracts for two new giant tunnel boring machines have been signed to dig HS2 tunnels under North-West London.
The high-speed railway, HS2 recently published a high-level report into its construction plans for the next few years.
A large space occupied by a beautifully ugly road ramp at Euston station has been cleared to make way for new HS2 platforms.