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David Higgins - Articles and news items

New report examines rail links in the Midlands and North

Rail industry news / 27 October 2014 /

Journey times between the UK cities of Leeds and Manchester could be cut in almost half under proposals published today by Sir David Higgins, Chairman of High Speed Two (HS2) Ltd…

David Higgins launches his vision for HS2

Rail industry news / 17 March 2014 /

The new Chairman of HS2 Ltd, David Higgins, has published his review of the High Speed 2 project…

Just two weeks to go to respond to the Crossrail 2 consultation

Rail industry news / 19 July 2013 /

TfL is reminding people to share their views on the proposed options for Crossrail 2 before the consultation closes on 2 August…

Consultation opens on proposed routes for Crossrail 2

Rail industry news / 14 May 2013 /

With London’s population set to boom, plans are underway for a vital new rail line, Crossrail 2…

European rail study report

Rail industry news / 1 April 2013 /

Britain’s railways are the most improved in Europe, according to the most comprehensive comparison study yet published of the rail networks in all 27 EU countries…

Fresh start for franchising

Rail industry news / 26 March 2013 /

Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin today unveiled long-term plans designed to drive improvements to rail services…

Impact of severe weather on train services ‘is a wake-up call to us all’, says Network Rail chief executive

Rail industry news / 20 February 2013 /

“We recognise that this has been a difficult period for passengers…”

Crossrail 2 ‘vital to London’s economic growth’, says Network Rail

Rail industry news / 5 February 2013 /

Network Rail has thrown its support firmly behind plans for Crossrail 2…

HS2 will form heart of re-shaped railway for Britain, says Network Rail

Rail industry news / 28 January 2013 /

“A new high speed network is valuable not only for the railway but also for Britain’s prosperity…”

10-year deal for Britain’s biggest rail electrification programme

Rail industry news / 14 January 2013 /

Network Rail have awarded EDF Energy a ten-year deal to supply low carbon electricity to power Britain’s growing electrified railway…

Network Rail sets out response to challenges of Britain’s growing railway

Rail industry news / 8 January 2013 /

Network Rail committed to continuing the biggest investment in infrastructure since the Victorian era…

Network Rail responds to government rail investment announcement

Rail industry news / 16 July 2012 /

“Today the Government has issued a strong vote of confidence in the railway…”

 

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