For most 15-year-olds the very idea of becoming a CEO is foreign, if not foreign then most certainly an aspirational one that might, possibly, become reality in the years ahead. But for Harry Burr there was no time to wait: things needed doing and he was the one to do them. Burr, the chief executive of Sustainable Transport Midlands, talks to Andy Tunnicliffe.
As the UK begins to move again following months of lockdown measures, train operating companies are trying to get back on their feet whilst protecting staff and passengers from Covid-19. React cleaning specialist Shaun Doak discusses the challenges they face in keeping trains free from the virus and encouraging passengers to get back on board.
The first project to get the green light as part of the hotly contested and hugely anticipated HS2 project in the UK is Birmingham Curzon Street Station. The company’s Hala Lloyd discusses the station, what it means for HS2 and the city, and why it promises to redefine rail infrastructure projects of the future.
An influential group is calling for Scotland to be included in the route for the UK’s High Speed 2 line if the government wishes to meet its recent pledges to “level up” the region. Greengauge 21 CEO Jim Steer explains why this is important and what needs to be done to achieve it.