Hitachi to move rail HQ from Japan to UK as it eyes HS2

One-Minute Read Thu 20 Mar, AT 12:09

Manufacturer of the first bullet train comes to UK in 'incredible vote of confidence’ for Britain

David Cameron in China: what is PM hoping to achieve?

Summary Mon 2 Dec, AT 13:02

The Prime Minister has arrived in Beijing in a bid to boost trade and make amends for previous spats

HS2: rail link clears Commons hurdle as MPs approve funding

One-Minute Read Fri 1 Nov, AT 12:03

Bill releasing funds to prepare ground for HS2 passes; new study will probe benefits for Scotland


HS2 vote: PM faces Tory rebels but Miliband has real headache

Thu 31 Oct, AT 11:03 The Mole

'Battle for control' between Miliband and Balls as Labour goes into today's vote still dithering

HS2: Value to economy has fallen, says report

One-Minute Read Tue 29 Oct, AT 14:15

Latest business case for £50bn rail link concedes benefit-cost ratio has fallen

High Speed Rail

HS2 alternative would cause 14 years of 'weekend travel chaos'

One-Minute Read Mon 28 Oct, AT 12:44

Upgrading lines north of London would add far fewer extra seats and double time from capital to Leeds

HS2 chairman wants northern link built six years earlier

One-Minute Read Mon 17 Mar, AT 12:07

Sir David Higgins proposes extension to first phase of high-speed rail from Birmingham to Cre

HS2 will inject £15bn a year into UK economy says report

First Reaction Wed 11 Sep, AT 11:02

Government 'fightback' over costly rail link kicks off with report predicting 'massive' boost to regions

Leading business group says HS2 is 'one grand folly'

One-Minute Read Tue 27 Aug, AT 11:00

IoD survey reveals businesses have little confidence in costly project and see few economic benefits

Alistair Darling

HS2: Darling backtracks on £50bn rail link he approved

One-Minute Read Fri 23 Aug, AT 12:42

Former Chancellor now says huge cost of high-speed north-south link could be better spent