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NRL awarded Network Rail Ground Support contract

NRL’s specialist Rail team have been awarded a contract to provide Ground Support Teams to support Network Rail’s S&C Grinding Trains. The contract continues the...

GBRf unveil partnership to transform railways weed control maintenance

GB Railfreight (GBRf), one of the largest rail freight operators in the UK, is delighted to announce a landmark cooperation with Bayer Environmental Science,...

New tunnel ‘pushed’ under East Coast main line

In a first for UK engineering, an 11,000-tonne curved concrete box has been successfully pushed under the East Coast main line at Werrington near...

Egypt’s new monorail trains to be built in Derby

The trains for two new monorail systems in Egypt will be built in Derby, with the help of £1.7 billion of backing from UK...

Successful Christmas engineering works in south London and Sussex

Engineering work on the railway over Christmas and the New Year has delivered vital rail upgrades across Sussex and south London. On the Brighton main...

Dorking-Horsham railway reopened after landslip

The line between Horsham and Dorking has been reopened after Network Rail engineers and contractors repaired a 30-metre landslip, not far from Ockley station. In...

13 contractors share buildings and civils frameworks worth £200 million

Network Rail’s Southern region, which covers Kent, Sussex and the South of England, has awarded 15 contracts for the delivery of building and civils...

Contract signed for first two HS2 tunnelling machines

The contract for the first two giant tunnelling machines for London’s HS2 tunnels has been signed with HS2's Main Works Civils Contractor, Skanska Costain...

PORR / Aggregate Industries consortium wins HS2 modular track contract

A partnership which includes PORR UK Ltd and Aggregate Industries UK has won a major contract to design and manufacture the modular track system...

Preston railway station reglazed in £600,000 project

A £600,000 restoration project on Preston station’s glazed frontage has seen the North side of the 140-year-old station transformed with new glazing and a...

Conwy Valley line to reopen

The Conwy Valley Line in North Wales, which runs from Blaenau Ffestiniog to Llandudno, is due to reopen on 28 September following a £2.2...

£216.2 million contract awarded for East Coast Main Line Power Supply Upgrade

The East Coast Main Line Power Supply Upgrade is to power forward into its second phase to enhance the East Coast network, bolstered by...

HS2 tunnel segment factory building complete

Structural work on the temporary pre-cast factory that will produce tunnel wall segments for HS2’s 10-mile-long Chiltern tunnels, has been completed at the south...

Siemens Mobility awarded Core Valley Lines contract

As part of its Core Valley Lines Transformation programme, Transport for Wales has awarded a three-year contract to Siemens Mobility to cover the renewal...

Thalys renews passenger Wi-Fi contract with Icomera

Thalys, the high-speed rail operator that operates international services between Belgium, France, Germany, and the Netherlands, has renewed its contract with Icomera to continue...

First Greater Anglia Class 720 train accepted

Angel Trains has accepted the first of its new Class 720 Aventra trains from Bombardier Transportation, part of a £900 million procurement project for...