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Pre-2017 HS2 press releases are available on GOV.UK/HS2
  • HS2 welcomes its 900th apprentice: Leon is HS2's 900th apprentice and is studying for a Civil Engineering degree

    HS2 welcomes its 900th apprentice

    HS2’s latest reporting figures show it has smashed the 900 new apprentice starts milestone, with Camden resident, Leon, becoming the 900th apprentice to play a part in delivering Britain’s new zero carbon railway.

  • HS2 launches British Black Bee conservation project on World Bee Day: A new HS2 wildlife habitat in Buckinghamshire

    HS2 launches British Black Bee conservation project on World Bee Day

    HS2 has partnered with the Great British Bee Project (GBBP) to support the expansion of colonies of the threatened British Black Bee along the railway’s new Green Corridor.

  • HS2 celebrates twin milestone of 900th apprentice and almost 25,000 jobs: HS2 workforce reaches almost 25,000

    HS2 celebrates twin milestone of 900th apprentice and almost 25,000 jobs

    • HS2’s workforce increased by more than 2,000 in the last quarter, with the construction of Britain’s new railway now supporting a record 24,800 jobs.
    • HS2’s latest reporting figures also show it has smashed the 900 new apprentice starts milestone.
  • HS2 completes first stage of 50 mile temporary access road in Bucks: Van on the Temporary Access Road Calvert

    HS2 completes first stage of 50 mile temporary access road in Bucks

    HS2 has opened the first stage of a 50-mile-long (80km) temporary access road that will link construction sites across Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Northamptonshire and South Warwickshire and take pressure off local roads. 

  • Camden community invited to hear more about new HS2 Euston station designs: HS2 Minister Andrew Stephenson viewing model of HS2's Euston station-7

    Camden community invited to hear more about new HS2 Euston station designs

    • A series of events for the local community to discuss the new designs begins on Friday 20th May
    •  The updated design of HS2’s Euston station was revealed in March
    •  Details of the engagement events are available at hs2.org.uk/Camden
  • Community projects across Phase 2a of HS2 have received £120k funding this year: Manor Park sailing club- CEF & BLEF award

    Community projects across Phase 2a of HS2 have received £120k funding this year

    • A new report by independent charity Groundwork UK has revealed that HS2 has awarded £11.3 million funding to local community projects near their line of route.
    • Groundwork UK are independent administrators of HS2’s Community & Environment Fund (CEF) and Business & Local Economy Fund (BLEF) programmes.
    • This year the first four projects on HS2’s route between West Midlands and Crewe have received £119,463 of additional funding.