HS2 in Northamptonshire
Find out more about HS2 in Northamptonshire
The new high speed rail network in Northamptonshire will travel underground in two new eco-friendly ‘green tunnels’ while three viaducts will be designed to blend into the landscape.
Within Northamptonshire will feature 2.6km of the Greatworth Green Tunnel and 2.4km of Chipping Warden Green Tunnels.
There will be three viaducts constructed at Edgcote, Lower Thorpe and Highfurlong Brook, and a main works compound at Chipping Warden.
What we're delivering in Northamptonshire
HS2 has appointed joint venture Eiffage, Kier, Ferrovial Construction and BAM Nuttall (EKFB) to deliver civil engineering works across an 80km section of the Phase One route, which will run north east of Banbury and east of Brackley.
More than 150 businesses working on HS2 already are located within Oxfordshire, Northamptonshire and Warwickshire. Over three-quarters of these businesses are SMEs.
In Northamptonshire, 18 CEF projects worth more than £825,000 have already been awarded.