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HS2 in Birmingham

HS2 in Birmingham
Proposed HS2 Birmingham Curzon Street Station

Find out what HS2 means for Birmingham

Sitting at the heart of the high-speed rail network, HS2 connects Birmingham City Centre to London and the rest of the of the network from a new Curzon Street Station which will be one of the most environmentally friendly stations in world.

The route leaves the station on viaducts through the city to Washwood Heath. This is where the new rolling stock maintenance depot and the network control centre will be built.

The HS2 railway then moves into a tunnel emerging east of the A452, before heading south at Castle Vale towards London.  Within Birmingham, we will be building one tunnel at Bromford, two viaducts at Saltley and the River Tame, and a major depot at Washwood Heath. Three more viaducts through Digbeth and the new HS2 Curzon Street Station will also be constructed.

Find out more about work in the Birmingham area

What we're delivering in Birmingham

Curzon Street station

Birmingham Curzon Street Station will be one of the most environmentally friendly stations in world.

Washwood Heath train depot and control centre

Washwood Heath Depot will be HS2’s central control centre and maintenance depot.

Aston Chruch Road overbridge and Saltley viaduct

Saltley Viaduct and Aston Church Road Overbridge are located two miles north east of Birmingham City Centre.

Bromford tunnel

HS2 is developing a more detailed design for Phase One of the railway, following the appointment of its main works contractors.

Old Curzon Street station building

The car park to the south of Curzon Street, opposite Millennium Point, was the home of the first railway terminus in central Birmingham.

Three month construction look ahead

Winter 2021

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