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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...

NCB/Certifer partnership awarded Notified Body contract for Rail Baltica

Network Certification Body (NCB) and Certifer are pleased to announce that they have been awarded the contract by the Joint Venture of...

Network Rail launches two task forces improve earthworks management

To help it better manage its massive earthworks (cuttings and embankments) portfolio and its understanding and response to severe weather events. Network...

Proposed changes to major bottleneck on Brighton main line

Network Rail is seeking to remove the UK’s most operationally challenging railway junction as a public consultation on the scheme enters its...

Bank holiday work on Oxted viaduct will close East Grinstead and Uckfield lines.

This August Bank Holiday, thousands of Network Rail staff will work around the clock to deliver a multi-million-pound programme of work in...

New bridge for Catford over August Bank Holiday

Network Rail will be replacing a 130-year-old bridge at Catford, South East London, as part of its programme of engineering works this...

Crossrail goes back again – to Spring 2022

The Crossrail Board has met to consider the latest update from the leadership team concerning progress to complete the Elizabeth line. This...

Rail Minister visits Plymouth to discuss Brunel Plaza regeneration

Rail Minister Chris Heaton-Harris has visited Plymouth to meet those responsible for the regeneration of Brunel Plaza, a scheme that involves an...

New Acceleration Unit will deliver transport infrastructure more quickly

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced the creation of an Acceleration Unit that will create jobs, increase connectivity, and boost the economy...

Extraordinary times

Following the recent tragedy at Stonehaven, and the wider difficulties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Network Rail chief executive Andrew Haines has...

HS2 unveils design for Amersham vent shaft headhouse

When it is built, HS2’s 10 mile-long Chiltern tunnel will have five structures to provide ventilation and emergency access.

Porr and Rhomberg to lay slab track in Austria’s Koralm tunnel

Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) has awarded the railway infrastructure contract for the Koralm tunnel to the ‘ARGE FF Koralm’ joint venture.

RIA teams up with Reshoring UK to promote British rail industry

The Railway Industry Association (RIA) has joined Reshoring UK, a collaboration of industrial engineering associations focused on connecting manufacturers with trusted, accredited...

Hurst Green station repaired and upgraded

Hurst Green station, on the Oxted line in East Sussex, has had a major makeover. Both the station and...

HS2 start procurement of high voltage power supply systems

The search has started for specialist contractors to deliver the high voltage power supply systems to HS2. The winner...

Huge new bridge for HS2 over M42 installed in just two days

HS2 enabling works contractor, LMJV (Laing O’Rourke and J. Murphy & Sons Joint Venture) has installed a 65-metre bridge, spanning the width...