More Capacity. Better Connectivity. Fighting Climate Change. HS2 is creating jobs and helping rebalance the economy. Help: 08081434434/hs2enquiries@hs2.org.uk

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Major boost for UK train-building as HS2’s state-of-the-art fleet of 225mph (360km/h) high speed trains will be built by Alstom and Hitachi Rail at their factories in County Durham, Derby and Crewe.
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HS2’s four new stations need more than 160 lifts and 130 escalators. The longest escalators will be at Old Oak Common taking passengers up 13.5m. They will be supplied and maintained by TK Elevator, which employs 400 in the UK. Find out more: gloo.to/6WpA
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Our plan for the Colne Valley Western Slopes will deliver significant #ecological gain and sequester #carbon by replacing arable land with natural #habitats. Find out more about this key part of the #HS2 Green Corridor: theguardian.com/uk-news/2021… #Rewild
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Fighting #ClimateChange by delivering more rail capacity and better connectivity, HS2 puts Britain on track to a #NetZero carbon future. Creating thousands of #jobs and driving regeneration in towns and cities across the country too. Find out more: hs2.org.uk/why/
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#Manufacturing #HS2’s new fleet of 54 trains will benefit #Crewe. All the train bogies will be assembled and maintained at @AlstomUK’s facility in the #Cheshire town. Discover more about the HS2 fleet of high speed trains: hs2.org.uk/trains
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HS2 has now supported over 1,400 unemployed people into work. Our #job brokerage model brings together @DWP, local authorities, enterprise partnerships, charities and support services along our route. All helping locals looking for work. 🔗gloo.to/6fG3 #PlanForJobs
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Great to see UKGBC member #HS2 setting out plans to become #NetZero by 2035. As part of its ambition, HS2 is aiming to cut emissions from #concrete & steel by 50% (tCO2e/t) by 2030 compared with 2021 levels. More info on their Net Zero Action Plan👇
HS2’s #NetZero Carbon Plan sets out how HS2 will achieve new carbon reduction milestones, support the decarbonisation of the UK construction sector and reduce the carbon footprint of the #HS2 programme. Learn more about our plan: hs2.org.uk/carbon
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HS2 passengers will enjoy zero carbon journeys from day one of service because our trains will be powered by electricity from zero emission sources. It one part of our plan to make HS2 #NetZero carbon from 2035. Find out about our plan: hs2.org.uk/carbon
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Search for #HS2 jobs across #London. Our supply chain will support thousands of #jobs in the years ahead helping deliver the railway. The #HS2JobsBoard shows #vacancies, making it easier to search and find the very latest roles in the region. Search now: ow.ly/zQoL50GnCGe
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Building #HS2 now supports over 20,000 #jobs in the #UK, including over 650 #apprenticeships, and has provided opportunities to over 1,400 people who were unemployed. Find out more now: hs2.org.uk/building-hs2/ #PlanForJobs
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#HS2 #archaeology discoveries at the Blackgrounds Roman trading town include: 💍 Jewellery 💰 Coins 🎲 Dice 🥛 Glass 💧 Wells 🔥 Kilns ⚒️ Workshops 💄 And, even evidence of make-up. Learn more about the #Roman trading town finds now: gloo.to/6WJw
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Designed in the UK and capable of speeds of up to 225mph, HS2’s new high speed train build on the latest technology from the Japanese Shinkansen ‘bullet train’ and the European high-speed network. Discover more about their #design: hs2.org.uk/trains
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#Manufacturing HS2’s new high speed trains will also take place in #Derby. The second stage of fit out and testing will be done at the @AlstomUK Litchurch Lane factory. Discover more about the 225mph trains: hs2.org.uk/trains
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Our plan is to make HS2 #NetZero carbon from 2035. HS2 will get people out of their cars and off domestic flights. Find out more about how the plan works: hs2.org.uk/carbon
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We’ve awarded the framework to deliver around 300 lifts and escalators for the four new stations being built for #HS2. They will be supplied and maintained by TK Elevator, which employs around 400 people in the UK. Find out more: gloo.to/6WpA
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The remains of a vast Roman trading settlement have been discovered by a team of archaeologists working along a future high-speed railway route in England. cnn.it/323Wwqe
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Apply before midnight! Applications for the HS2 2022 #graduate recruitment scheme close tonight. There are roles across HS2’s engineering and business teams. Find out more now: hs2.org.uk/careers/future-ta… #Jobs
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Our third #HS2 tunnelling machine #TBMDorothy is busy. She's the first for #HS2 in the #Midlands. She's digging the one-mile twin-bore tunnel beneath #LongItchington Woods in #Warwickshire. Find out more about her: hs2.org.uk/building-hs2/tunn…
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HS2 passengers will enjoy zero carbon journeys from day one of service because our trains will be powered by electricity from zero emission sources. It one part of our plan to make HS2 #NetZero carbon from 2035. Find out about our plan: hs2.org.uk/carbon
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