Some recent news items

Financial Times: HS2 scraps key high-speed rail contract after allegations of conflict

ITV: HS2: Firm handed high-speed rail contract pull out

Yorkshire Post: HS2 firm pulls out of £170m contract to deliver Yorkshire section of high speed line

Burton Mail: Villages such as Measham to become ‘meat in noisy sandwich’ over HS2 high speed rail link

Rail Technology Magazine: Berkeley calls for review of HS2 as predicted Phase 1 costs soar to £48bn

Construction News: HS2: MPs to grill transport secretary over CH2M debacle

Rail Technology Magazine: Award of £8.6bn civil contracts for HS2 pushed back to June

Telegraph: Row over HS2 contracts threatens to derail the project’s timetable

Times: HS2 hires 17 firms to make its case

Tamworth Herald: Villagers near Tamworth calling for evacuation exercise before HS2 gets going

Horticulture Week: More ancient woodland threatened by second phase of HS2, says Woodland Trust

Rotherham Business: LEP HS2 response shows lack of consensus in the Sheffield city region

Rail Technology Magazine: HS2 to scrap and rerun £10m management services contract bid

Public Spend Forum: HS2 Problems a Sign of Poor Contracting Strategy?

City AM: Mace calls HS2 tendering process over £170m contract “seriously flawed” as it weighs up legal action

Place NorthWest: HS2 procurement ‘seriously flawed process’, says Mace

iNews: HS2 will cut ‘trail of destruction’ through North’s ancient woodlands, campaigners warn

Construction News: HS2 contract saga sparks interest from Number 10

CapX: HS2 is going nowhere fast

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