The project's major contracts are awarded for firms to build tunnels and viaducts between London and Birmingham.
Know another article with a different perspective to this one?
HS2 reveals winners of building contracts - BBC Newswww.bbc.co.uk Contracts worth £6.6bn are awarded ahead of news on the final HS2 routes to Leeds and Manchester.
HS2 'will be the most expensive railway on Earth'www.independent.co.uk Britain’s new high-speed rail line will be the most expensive railway in the world with costs per mile expected to reach £403m, according to Government calculations. The HS2’s first phase between London and Birmingham will cost almost £48bn, according to expert analysis commissioned by the Department for Transport (DfT).
HS2 winning bidders announced amid fears costs may doublewww.ibtimes.co.uk Troubled construction firm Carillion, which last week lost three-quarters of its share price following a profit warning, is among the winners.
HS2 contracts worth £6.6bn awarded by UK governmentwww.theguardian.com Construction work billed to start in 2018 announced as transport minister prepares to to announce changes to final Manchester and Leeds routes