HS2 station to be ‘first railway station in the world’ to win top sustainability rating

The station will maximise daylight and natural ventilation, will use a system to capture and reuse rainwater and will feature 222 EV charging points

Government confirms ‘notice to proceed’ on HS2

The move gives companies involved formal approval to begin construction

HS2 poses ‘unacceptable risks’ to carbon-storing habitats and biodiversity

A new report published by the Wildlife Trusts claims the planned high-speed rail line connecting London and northern England will ‘push nature closer to the brink’

Net zero: HS2 review to examine environmental benefits

The review is expected to provide its view on the carbon reductions that can be achieved

Train passing through station
Waste heat from HS2 trains ‘could be used to heat hundreds of homes’

Engineers say air source heat pumps could be used to draw warm air from the railway’s tunnels and direct it into households

Plans for ‘green corridor’ along HS2 railway line

It is part of the efforts to improve the environment and have a ‘responsible approach to natural resources’

High Speed Rail study suggests it could cut carbon

The preliminary results of a study into the High Speed 2 railway has shown that the line between Birmingham and London could ultimately reduce carbon emissions in the UK, despite the Government and green groups saying it would be carbon neutral at best. The report’s authors, Greengauge 21, a not-for-profit high speed rail research have […]