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Contract signed for three year restoration of Bristol Temple Meads

Bristol Temple Meads station is set to be brought back to its former glory as a huge restoration programme gets underway this summer.  

Work commences to improve Victorian drainage at Manchester Victoria station

Work is commencing on a scheme to prevent flooding around Manchester Victoria station. The Department for Transport is investing £1 million in...

First step towards new HS2 station at Euston completed

Preparations at London Euston for the construction of HS2 have taken the next step with the demolition of the station’s western ramp...

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...

Work on Cumbrian embankments almost complete

Network Rail is making a £3.5 million investment to protect the railway in Cumbria from landslips and provide more reliable journeys for...

Newcastle Central Station access improvements obtain Listed Building Consent

Proposed access improvements to Newcastle Central station have taken a major step forward after planners have granted Listed Building Consent in this,...

Ty’n Y Graig footbridge will be replaced

Transport for Wales will replace Ty’n Y Graig footbridge at Llanbradach on the Rhymney line as soon as possible, CEO James Price...

Shottle signalling moves forward

A 110-year-old signal box, originally from Oddingley Crossing in Worcestershire, has been lifted into position at Shottle...

Aerial repairs for 175-year-old tunnel

A historic Victorian railway tunnel between Clitheroe and Manchester through a hillside in Darwen, Lancashire, has been...

VolkerFitzpatrick will build Gosforth depot for Stadler and Tyne & Wear Metro

Swiss train manufacturer Stadler has commissioned VolkerFitzpatrick to build a brand-new depot at Gosforth for its new trains for the Tyne and...

DfT funding for HydroFLEX hydrogen-powered train design

A grant from the Department for Transport will bring the UK’s first hydrogen-powered train (HydroFLEX closer to commercial operation.

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...

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...

RMT writes to Nicola Sturgeon to get railway enhancement work restarted in Scotland

The RMT union has called on the Scottish Government to take urgent action to protect vital jobs on the railway in a...