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HS2 triggers the final voyage for Australia explorer

The remains of an explorer discovered during the clearance preparations for HS2 at Euston is to be reburied in his home town.


More evidence that HS2 is more about capacity than speed

A submission into the HS2 review has found that over 50 stations that are not part of the HS2 network will be able to offer more train services once HS2 is built.


Taking a look at HS2’s huge Old Oak Common station

Just outside Paddington is a vast building site - turning a run down industrial area and old railway depot into a major HS2 railway station.


Giant “sugar cube” to house London Underground ventilation systems

Hidden away on side streets in Euston, will soon be a giant glazed cube that'll housing ventilation systems for the Northern line.


HS2 railway to get a driverless shuttle service

A spur railway off the HS2 line at Birmingham could use a driverless automated train to provide a link between the mainline railway and the airport.


Heat from HS2 tunnels could provide energy to new homes

The heat from train tunnels at Old Oak Common could be used to heat water and power central heating of up to 500 new homes that are to be built near to the HS2 station.


Funding for homes and a new railway station in North London

Two major new housing communities will be built in London alongside new railway stations, the government has announced.


First images of HS2’s Old Oak Common station shown off

The design for what will be one of the UK's largest railway hubs has been shown off for public comment.


Remains of Cpt. Matthew Flinders, Australia explorer discovered behind Euston Station

For a long time, there was an urban myth that Cpt. Flinders was buried under platform 15 at Euston station. Now they know the real location of his real burial place.


London Underground building a glazed cube at Euston

A rather tired old office block is to be replaced with a large glazed cube which will be disguising a new ventilation shaft for the Northern line tunnels at Euston.


Two new London Overground stations planned for West London

The details for two new stations for the London Overground have been announced, with each of them serving separate branches south of Willesden Junction.


Why it will take 80 dead goats to build the HS2 Railway

If, or when the High Speed 2 railway is constructed, it will require roughly 6,000 dead goats.