Consultants shortlisted to bid HS2 second phase

Aaron Morby 9 years ago
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HS2 has shortlisted engineering consultants to bid for professional services for the second phase of the planned high speed rail network from Birmingham to Manchester and Leeds.

The engineering and environmental framework agreements are dependent on the Government supporting the initial proposed Phase Two route, which is expected this Autumn.

Professional services bidders

Engineering

  • AECOM
  • Arup
  • Atkins
  • Halcrow
  • Hyder
  • Jacobs
  • Mott MacDonald
  • WSP–Parsons Brinckerhoff JV

Environmental

  • Arup
  • Atkins
  • Halcrow
  • Mott MacDonald
  • Temple-RSK JV

The engineering and environmental work needed to develop Phase 2 includes links from Birmingham to Manchester and to Leeds through the East Midlands and South Yorkshire, as well as a spur connection from the Phase 1 line to Heathrow.

The engineering work is expected to command total fees of up to £10m and the environmental element £12m-£30m.

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