United Kingdom

HS2 HIGH SPEED RAIL LINE. BIRMINGHAM - LEEDS

Client

HS2 Ltd.

Year

2023

Key facts

New high speed line to connect Birmingham with Leeds. Maximum speed of 400 km/hour.

Phase 2b – Lot 3 (Tibshelf — Leeds)

– Total length of 112 km.

– Connections to existing conventional rail network (East and West Coast Main Lines; Northern Powerhouse Rail; Midland Main Line).

– 1 cut-and-cover tunnel

– 1 TBM bored tunnel 1.15 km long with an internal diameter of 7.55 m.

– 3 SCL (Sprayed Concrete Lining) cross passages

Services

Preliminary design and environmental impact assessments

Awards

UK APM Association for Project Management Winner of the Health, Safety, Security & Environment (HSSE) Award for the Healthy by Design programme.