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Dyer & Butler completes platform extensions at three station in the South East

Dyer & Butler has completed major platform extension works at three stations on behalf of Network Rail as part of the £150...

Jason Baldock to head up Alstom signalling systems & infrastructure in UK and Ireland

Following news that Jonathan Willcock will be leaving Alstom to join Skanska, Alstom UK & Ireland has...

Network Rail to deliver 520 projects over August bank holiday

Network Rail will be carrying out renewals 520 projects worth £105 million over August Bank Holiday. Andrew Haines, Network...

Stobart Rail & Civils rescued by Bavaria Industries Group

Stobart Group has announced that Bavaria Industries Group (Bavaria) has assumed ownership of Stobart Rail & Civils. The Group...

Jonathan Willcock to move from Alstom to Skanska in October

Skanska has announced that Jonathan Willcock is to lead its UK infrastructure business from October 2020. Jonathan will be...

National Railway Museum announces reopening dates

The National Railway Museum is reopening after 119 days of lockdown. Locomotion in Shildon, County Durham, will reopen on...

Shapps appoints three non-executive directors to the HS2 board

As HS2 enters its construction phase and increases its activity and scale along the route and across the business, Transport Secretary Grant...

Total Rail Solutions gets a new home

Total Rail Solutions, the rail specialist plant hire company, has completed its move from Basingstoke to Greenham Business Park, Thatcham, near Newbury.

Michael Peter is now Siemens Mobility’s sole CEO

Michael Peter will become Siemens Mobility’s sole CEO as Sabrina Soussan, who has been his co-CEO until now, is leaving the company...

Network Rail supports First of a Kind innovators

A total of 11 out of the 25 winning entrants of the government’s £9.4 million First of a Kind (FOAK) 2020 competition...

Major work planned for bridge at Rainford, St Helens

Network Rail is planning a major refurbishment of a bridge over the Rainford Bypass (A570) near St Helens. Work to refurbish the...

Hitachi Rail and Hyperdrive sign agreement to develop battery trains

Train manufacturer Hitachi Rail and battery specialist Hyperdrive Innovation have got together to sign an exclusive agreement to develop battery packs to...

Barmouth viaduct to receive biggest restoration in its history

Network Rail is about to commence a £25 million upgrade of Barmouth viaduct to protect it for local people and visitors in...

HS2 opens procurement competition for signalling and slab track

With the Prime Minister having announced the decision to go ahead with HS2, the first rail systems procurement competitions have commenced -...

3Squared wins major contract from HS2 contractor

A Yorkshire-based SME (small to medium enterprise) has been awarded a major contract working on High Speed Two (HS2), generating new jobs

Rhomberg Sersa’s Swiss Army Knife

Catching up with Europe’s materials handling When someone who has had over forty years in the railway industry says...