HS2 contracts worth £6.6bn awarded - The Week
Government contracts worth £6.6bn have been awarded to firms including crisis-hit Carillion to build the new HS2 train line between London and Birmingham.
See related 'Third Heathrow runway is not enough,' say business leaders Crossrail 2: will new mass-transit line be derailed? Carillion, in a joint venture with Kier and French firm Eiffage, has won two projects worth £1.4bn. It will design and build two tunnels near Brackley.
Transport Secretary Chris Grayling defended the choice of the construction company, which last week issued a profit warning as its chief executive left the company... write journalists from The Week read more news | read original article
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