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Dave Pointon - Articles and news items

United Kingdom joins the high-speed club

Issue 6 2007, Past issues / 26 November 2007 /

High Speed 1 (HS1), the UK’s first high speed railway, opened for business on 14 November 2007. Dave Pointon, Managing Director of project client Union Railways, looks back at key aspects of the 14-year planning and construction effort.

On the home straight

Issue 3 2006, Past issues / 31 May 2006 /

The UK’s first high speed railway,The Channel Tunnel Rail Link, is entering the final phase of construction. Dave Pointon, Managing Director of Union Railways, reviews progress and looks ahead to finishing the job in 2007.