Birmingham's High Speed Rail College nearing completion
Birmingham's new high speed rail college, set up to train the next generation of railway engineers, has been hailed by transport secretary Chris Grayling as a sign that the £50 billion scheme will transform lives and communities.
The National College for High Speed Rail, set to open next year and will equip youngsters with the skills to build and run the country’s high speed rail network for years to come.
And Mr Graying was special guest at a ceremony to mark completion of the college’s roof.
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