High Speed Two (HS2)


Our commitment to the Armed Forces Covenant

As a signatory to the Armed Forces Covenant, HS2 Ltd has pledged to support the Armed Forces Community in a variety of ways which includes promoting HS2 within the wider service community. 

  • At HS2, we consider people who have taken non-traditional routes to gather skills and transferable knowledge. 
  • Our way of recruiting challenges people to demonstrate they have the right skills for the task that needs doing. If you can show that you have the right skills to join our venture, we'll support you to perform - and develop - to the highest standards. 
  • We will support training and development which helps staff not only in their HS2 role, but will also be of benefit in future employment
  • We've shaped inclusive and innovative recruitment models, embraced flexible working, and created a range of policies to support wellbeing and individuals' wider needs. we also expect our suppliers to share our commitment.

About us

HS2 trains will serve over 25 stations connecting around 30 million people. That’s almost half the population. HS2 is more than just a railway, it is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. People all around Britain will benefit from the improved connectivity between our major centres of industry, learning and innovation. That's crucial to the success of each and every one of us. As the largest infrastructure project in Europe, HS2 is already opening up new skills and networks for people and businesses throughout the UK. Whatever your area of expertise – whether well-established in your career or returning to work after a career break - if you have the right skills and outlook, HS2 is an outstanding place to develop the next stage of your career.