HS2 news

Andrew Stephenson construction minister

Minister in charge of HS2 named

2020-02-19T12:59:00+00:00By

Andrew Stephenson replaced Paul Maynard in reshuffle at transport ministry

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Chinese could get role in HS2 – but not for next five years

2020-02-19T06:00:00+00:00By

Second phase of railway could see involvement from China

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Rishi Sunak confirms budget will go ahead on 11 March

2020-02-18T13:08:00+00:00By

Timing had been thrown into doubt after resignation of Sajid Javid last week.

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Shapps says government ‘keen to learn from anybody’ about how to build HS2 faster

2020-02-17T06:00:00+00:00By

But transport secretary adds there have been no official conversations over Chinese firm’s offer to build line in five years

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Chinese firm offers to build HS2 and save ‘tens of billions’

2020-02-14T06:00:00+00:00By

CRCC will work with UK government ‘if necessary’

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Industry’s fragmentation has jacked up HS2 cost, Oakervee says

2020-02-13T06:00:00+00:00By

Construction's 'many tiers of subcontractors' has helped see price of railway soar