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

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

Current and future contract opportunities with HS2 can be found here