A document outlining the reasons why the High Speed 2 (HS2) railway is essential to the UK industry and passengers has been released yesterday by the Department of Transport.
Now in its 150th year and transporting over one billion passengers annually, the London Underground has come a long way since the Metropolitan Railway rolled out its first train on January 10, 1853. James Pozzi looks at the differences between past and present, and how the network benefits its manufacturing supply chain.
The final bill for the High-Speed 2 rail project could top £80bn - nearly double the current estimated cost of £42.6bn, The Institute for Economic Affairs has said.
DHL Supply Chain has begun a trial of a prototype series hybrid vehicle, a first in the UK, with potential fuel reductions of up to 25% compared to existing technology.