HS2 mop up

Some HS2 information comes up in Tweets (over on the right of our web pages), some in news updates (here), some in the HS2 page on this site. We’re going to try and do a monthly mop up which may replicate some of the things you already know. Better this than leave things out.

Here goes:

On 2nd November HS2 announced the five shortlisted bidders which will be invited to tender for the £2.75 billion contract covering the design, build and maintenance of at least 54 trains which will come into service from 2026. The five (non-British parent) companies are: Alstom Transport; Bombardier Transportation UK Ltd; Hitachi Rail Europe; Patentes Talgo S.L.U and Siemens PLC.

(The details were buried in the Government HS2 Info‘  link on the HS2 page.)

 

Construction Commissioner’s 3rd Report and Government’s reply:

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/649965/hs2_construction_commissioners_report_3.pdf

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/656033/hs2_letter_to_construction_commissioner_3.pdf

 

Residents’ Commissioner’s 7th  Report and Government’s reply:

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/648327/hs2_resident_comissioner_report_7.pdf

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/656029/hs2_letter_to_residents_commissioner_report_7.pdf

 

The Guardian is asking people who live or work along the route to tell them how they are affected by HS2:

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/nov/03/tell-us-how-you-are-affected-by-the-hs2-route

(This appeared in our Twitter feed – also appears in the sidebar of this site.)

 

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