Today (2nd November) HS2 revealed the five short listed bidders who will compete to build the first phase of HS2’s new fleet of high speed trains. They are:

Alstom Transport;

Bombardier Transportation UK Ltd;

Hitachi Rail Europe;

Patentes Talgo S.L.U and

Siemens PLC.

The full HS2 press release can be found here

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/hs2-reveals-bidders-in-race-for-275-billion-trains-contract

Further details on HS2’s rolling stock procurement can be found on their dedicated rolling stock page

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/hs2-rolling-stock-procurement

Current and future contract opportunities with HS2 can be found here

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/hs2-contract-opportunities