Archaeologists excavating a burial ground for the new High Speed rail project say they have found the remains of a Royal Navy explorer who led the first circumnavigation of Australia.
Running slower and fewer trains on the new HS2 line are among the options available to keep the rail project within budget, its chief executive has said.
Sir Terry Morgan has resigned as chairman of HS2 Ltd and Crossrail Ltd, the Department for Transport (DfT) said.
The chairman of the HS2 rail project has said he expects to be sacked within days – just months after his appointment.
Two train manufacturers targeting a contract for the HS2 line have pledged to build on their success in Italy.
A major £55 billion English rail project has been delayed - after consultation letters were sent 500 miles away from the work to residents in Aberdeen.
Bemused Aberdeen residents have been sent “utterly bizarre” letters informing them of major archaeological works - taking place in an English town nearly 500 miles from the Granite City.
An ancient, sub-tropical coastline dating back 56 million years has been found in west London by engineers working on the new high speed rail line.
Rival Scottish transport operators FirstGroup and Stagecoach Group are involved in a three-way battle to run the UK’s new high-speed trains.
A shocking video has emerged of an HS2 meeting at a primary school that erupted into a violent brawl.
A conference revealing how to tender for £10billion worth of contracts on the planned high speed rail project will be held in Edinburgh today.
A group of peers has warned that areas such as northern Scotland must not lose investment as a result of the £50billion HS2 rail project.
The boss of international transport giant FirstGroup has called for the UK Government’s high speed rail plans to be extended to Aberdeen.
The SNP has claimed that new plans to build a high speed rail link between northern English cities will keep Scotland in the "slow lane".