The new HS2 Curzon Street station is set to reduce carbon emissions by an unprecedented 55 %, will achieve net zero carbon emissions from regulated energy consumption and use a range of technologies to generate energy from renewable sources.
Construction of HS2’s West London interchange station has reached a new milestone as the Station Construction Partner, Balfour Beatty VINCI SYSTRA joint venture, took possession of the whole station site on 27 July 2020.
On 23 July 2020 HS2 revealed the final design for the Chalfont St Peter vent shaft headhouse - the first of four similar structures that will provide ventilation and emergency access to the high-speed rail line’s 10 mile-long Chiltern tunnel.
On 22 July 2020, Vossloh Fastening Systems celebrated the production of its one billionth tension clamp at its Werdohl site.
Work to build the HS2 London terminus at Euston has taken a major step forward this month with the Mace Dragados joint venture moving onto the construction site adjacent to Euston station to begin work on the new high speed station in central London.
On 18 June 2020 Stadler completed takeover of VIPCO GmbH in Mannheim and created its new engineering subsidiary in Germany mainly focusing on the development of software and hardware components for train control systems and the vehicle retrofitting.
On 15 June 2020 Stadler announced it has officially commissioned VolkerFitzpatrick to build a brand new depot at Gosforth, which will accommodate the new trains for the Tyne and Wear Metro, set to enter passenger service from 2023.