HS2 powers ahead

HS2 powers ahead

James Stamp, UK head of transport at KPMG comments on the Secretary of State for Transport, Chris Grayling, confirming the Government’s commitment to HS2 at today’s transport summit hosted by KPMG.

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James Stamp, UK head of transport at KPMG comments on the Secretary of State for Transport, Chris Grayling, confirming the Government’s commitment to HS2 at today’s transport summit hosted by KPMG. He said:

“The Government’s unequivocal commitment to HS2 will tackle the looming capacity crisis the rail network faces and help boost jobs and regeneration along the line of the route and across the country. Both the Secretary of State for Transport and the CEO of HS2 made clear today that they passionately believe that HS2 – and other infrastructure projects – should be used as a platform to train the next generation of this country’s engineers and transport professionals. 

“In the post-Brexit world, it is reassuring to hear that the UK will remain an open, vibrant, and attractive place for international construction and transport businesses as long as they play their part by committing to a legacy of training and skills for the next generations of the UK workforce.”

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