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Work on HS2 tunnel launch site proceeds

As work on HS2 gathers pace, excavation of the launch site for the two 2,000 tonne tunnel-boring machines – currently being manufactured...

Report promotes high-speed rail links to Scotland

As construction of the high-speed railway HS2 from London to Birmingham gets underway, the High Speed Rail Group (HSRG) has called for...

Work to resume on TfL construction sites

As the Covid-19 lockdown eases, work on a number of Transport for London (TfL) construction projects has resumed, with more restarting in...

Upgraded Kidderminster station open for passengers

Kidderminster station reopened on Sunday 7 June with a new glass-fronted building that is twice the size of the old one.

WSP appointed by VolkerFitzpatrick to design new Brent Cross West Thameslink station

WSP, the engineering professional services consultancy, has been appointed by VolkerFitzpatrick to deliver design on Brent Cross West, a new Thameslink station...

Electric services from London reach Cardiff as Severn tunnel electrification is completed

Passenger trains are finally running from London Paddington to Cardiff using electric traction the whole way, following the electrification of the Severn...

Crucial coastal viaduct on Cumbrian Coast line to receive major investment

A multi-million-pound project to improve Eskmeals viaduct, which carries the railway over the River Esk estuary near Ravenglass in Cumbria, will start...

1,200 sleepers to be replaced on Tay Bridge

More than 1,200 sleepers are being replaced on the Tay Bridge, the longest railway structure in Scotland. One in...

Upgraded signalling leads to shorter waiting times at level crossings in East Suffolk

Essential new equipment, that will make level crossings safer and reduce waiting times at user worked level crossings, has been installed along...

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...

Siemens Mobility contracts DB ESG for additional ETCS installation design work

Siemens Mobility has awarded a contract to DB ESG for the vehicle installation design for the fitting of European Train Control System...

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...

South East London lines to close for 9 days over the summer

Network Rail is giving passengers advance warning that the railway through Hither Green, in South East London, will be closed for nine...

Sunbelt Rentals Rail invests £400K on solar lighting

Sunbelt Rentals Rail - the new name for A-Plant in the rail industry - has added £400,000 of new solar lighting towers...

HS2’s Old Oak Common station receives planning approval

HS2 has received planning approval for Old Oak Common station in west London. It will be the largest new railway station ever...

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...