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£3 billion masterplan for Arden Cross, alongside HS2 Birmingham Interchange station

A development consortium has announced a £3 billion plan to create a sustainable new business, leisure and residential destination and world leading...

CCTV to be installed on Anglia’s most bashed bridges

In a bid to reduce the impact of bridge strikes, which cause delay to train services while the bridge is inspected and,...

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...

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.

Professor Felix Schmid steps down

Felix Schmid has retired from his post as Professor of Railway Systems Engineering at the University of Birmingham after 15 years.

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...

Chancellor ignores rail as he seeks to boost jobs and economic recovery

Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak has set out his ‘Plan for Jobs’, to spur the UK’s recovery from the Coronavirus outbreak....

New hybrid locomotives arrive on the Snowdon Mountain Railway

The Snowdon Mountain Railway, which has been carrying visitors up the five-mile line from Llanberis to the top of the highest mountain...

Three huge cranes remove flyover at Bletchley

Network Rail is using three of the largest cranes in the UK to lift out sections of ‘Bletchley flyover,’ which was built...

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...

Changing Times

When China imposed a lockdown on the 11 million residents of Wuhan in January, few imagined that a London lockdown would follow...