High Speed 2

Owner
High Speed 2 Ltd.
Client
Capita Symonds - Ineco JV
Cost
Timeframe
April 2012 — October 2013
Services performed
High level consulting and feasibility studies, coordination of common design approaches (Focus Group) and preparation of deliverable approach statement (outline design criteria).
Description
High Speed 2 (HS2) is a high-speed railway between London Euston, the English Midlands, North West England, Yorkshire, and there are plans to extend the line to North East England and the Central Belt of Scotland. The project is currently split to two phases, namely a first phase between London and Birmingham, then a second branched phase to Manchester Piccadilly via Crewe and Manchester Airport, further to Leeds via the East Midlands Hu and Sheffield.
Geology
Mercia Mudstone
Location
London, GB

Highlights

  • State-of-the-art High Speed Rail Line with exceptional design requirements
  • Multi-billion project with up to 40 km of underground routes
Geological Section - Long Itchington Wood Tunnel

Geological Section - Long Itchington Wood Tunnel

Running Tunnel Cross Section - Long Itchington Wood Tunnel

Running Tunnel Cross Section - Long Itchington Wood Tunnel

HS2 Route Map

HS2 Route Map