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HS2 Chiltern tunnel headwall ready for tunnel boring machines

HS2 is preparing for the arrival of its first giant tunnelling machines by completing the 17-metre-high headwall and ground reinforcement at what...

Birmingham: University station redevelopment given go ahead

Birmingham’s £56 million University station redevelopment has now been confirmed after West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) agreed the full business case.

Extra funding for Kirkby Headbolt Lane station scheme

The scheme to open a new station on the Merseyrail network at Headbolt Lane in Kirkby has attracted £3.3 million of funding...

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...

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

Value of Call Out Contracts! Brandon Emergency – West Coast main line

RBS1 is the Rugby, Birmingham, Stafford line, often referred to as the Birmingham loop. The West Coast main line (WCML) starts at...

Track renewal at Botley

Over the late May bank holiday and the following week, South Rail Systems Alliance (Colas Rail, Network Rail and AECOM) engineers replaced...

GB Railfreight contracts DB Cargo to maintain its Class 60 maintenance

GB Railfreight (GBRf) has announced a new three-year deal with fellow rail freight company DB Cargo UK for them to undertake the...

HS2 reveals list of bidders for Curzon Street station

HS2 has revealed the names of the construction firms in the running to build Birmingham Curzon Street station – which will be...

HS2 opens procurement for operational telecoms

High Speed Two (HS2) has begun the search for a specialist contractor to deliver 230km of state-of-the-art telecommunications systems which will connect...

First large HS2 structure starts to come together

Components for one of the first large structures to be built as part of the HS2 high-speed rail project have arrived on...

HAKI and Enigma forge new distribution partnership

HAKI, the manufacturer and supplier of modular scaffolding & tailored access solutions for temporary works, has entered an exclusive agreement with Enigma...

HS2 seeks tenders for signalling and traffic management systems

HS2 has begun its procurement process to determine which specialist contractor will deliver the state-of-the-art signalling and control systems that will allow...

Repairs to Cumbrian Coast line near completion

Network Rail has announced that repairs will soon be complete on a section of the Cumbrian Coast line left badly damaged by...

Network Rail to supply references to suppliers seeking overseas contracts

UK suppliers looking to win overseas contracts or export opportunities will, from 1 May, be able to obtain a reference from Network...

West Midlands Interchange receives Development Consent

The Secretary of State for Transport has approved the Development Consent Order for the proposed new West Midlands Interchange (WMI) in Staffordshire.