High Speed 2 Railway Line:Written question - 135911

Asked by Ben Bradley
Asked on: 16 April 2018
Department for Transport
High Speed 2 Railway Line
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment his Department has made of the potential opportunities High Speed 2 provides to members of the UK railway supply chain to increase their international export profile.
Answered by: Ms Nusrat Ghani
Answered on: 24 April 2018

We want to ensure that HS2 leaves a legacy of exportable capabilities. Procurement processes have been designed in order to open up opportunities for the wider UK supply chain – the approach seeks to ensure that members of the UK railway supply chain have the opportunity to bid for and, potentially, win HS2 sub-contracts. We are, in turn, working with industry on how to support the supply chain involved in delivering HS2 to generate exports.

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