20 November 2023

HS2: Not all bad?

Industry News

The government has revealed its plans for the preferred route of phase 2 of HS2, and it opens up tremendous opportunities for jobs at HS2. The high-speed rail line’s second phase will connect Crewe to Manchester and the West Midlands to Leeds, catering to over 300,000 passengers daily.

If you’re looking for HS2 jobs near you, this development brings forth a multitude of possibilities in the rail industry. As HS2 moves ahead with its expansion, it will require skilled professionals to contribute to this transformative project. Be part of this incredible journey by exploring HS2 jobs and seizing the chance to make a significant impact on the country’s transportation infrastructure

Businesses on-board

British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) announced that the decision to go ahead with building the entire HS2 line was beneficial to the economy.

The government has already given a £900m contract for enabling works to companies such as Costain, BAM Nuttall, Morgan Sindall and Laing O’Rourke.  Work on the first phase of HS2 will commence next year as planned.

Also explore the sustainability within the rail sector.

127,000 jobs to be created

The £56bn project will create approximately 25,000 jobs during its construction, plus an additional 2,000 apprenticeships. This is welcome news for the jobs’ market, with a wide range of roles up for grabs.

Where does ARM come in?

ARM has first-hand experience of working in partnership with large-scale infrastructure ventures like HS2. Our experts have supplied contract professionals to Crossrail and Hinkley Power Station, and our Head of Rail, Adam Razzell, is currently working closely with the Crossrail resourcing team to find the best talent.

This industry experience positions us to understand the HS2 project and its positive effects. If you’re interested in HS2 recruitment agencies or HS2 vacancies and want to be part of shaping the future of British engineering, check out our infrastructure jobs.

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