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UK’s high speed rail network

HS2 exterior design.

HS2 exterior design.

High Speed Two (HS2) Limited, the governmental company responsible for developing and promoting the UK’s new high speed rail network, awarded the joint venture formed by CH2M, Atkins and SENER the Engineering Delivery Partner (EDP) for HS2 - Phase 1 - contract.

SENER, a renowned expert in rail and urban transport engineering, specifically in high speed rail delivery, will work together with CH2M and Atkins for the oncoming ten years to provide qualified engineering and construction management support to the client HS2 in the development of the high speed line that will cover 230 km between London and Birmingham. The contract comprises supporting preparation for the procurement of the main civil contracts and subsequent work packages, including stations and rail systems; managing support of the design stage and constructions stages of the works; providing project engineering and construction management; and providing technical assurance of design.

Infrastructures and Transport is one of the main fields of activity for SENER, including a large experience in all ranges of engineering services and for all different phases of a project. In the High Speed Rail sector in particular, SENER is involved in key projects around the world, such as the Californian HSR network, the International HSR connection between Spain and France (Figueras-Perpiñán), most of the HSR Lines developed in Spain during the last 20 years, the Portuguese HSR network and the rail hubs to future HSR nodes of Wrocław, Poznań and Łódź in Poland.

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