HS2 is the UK’s flagship transport levelling up project. It is the biggest rail investment ever made in the North of England and is Europe’s largest infrastructure project.

Plantforce Machinery Operating On Site

Plantforce secured Tier 1 supplier status for the largest earthmoving project in Europe, HS2. One of only three appointments to this status by principal contractor EKFB, Plantforce supply a full range of earthmoving equipment and digital technology solutions. With phase one of HS2 set to create 140 miles of dedicated track between London Euston and Curzon Street station in Birmingham, the project requires 22,000 workers to complete 130 million tonnes of earth to be excavated

Plantforce Machinery Operating On Site

Spread over 200 construction sites. EKFB is a joint venture between major civil engineering and construction companies: Eiffage, Kier, Ferrovial and BAM. It has been appointed by HS2 to deliver civil engineering works across an 80-kilometre section of the new high-speed rail link between the Chiltern Tunnel and Long Itchington. The section will include 15 viaducts, 6.9 kilometres of green tunnels, 22 kilometres of road diversions, 81 bridges and around 30 million cubic meters of excavation.

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