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HS2 goes to market for lifts and escalators

HS2 has issued its latest invitation to tender to its supply chain, this time to design, deliver and maintain almost 300 state-of-the-art lifts and...

Network Rail to help restore disused Derbyshire canal

Network Rail is to invest £350,000 in helping to restore a section of the historic Draycott canal route in Derbyshire, both to reduce flooding...

Grade II listed footbridge reopens at Prudhoe station

The Grade II listed footbridge at Prudhoe station has been opened for passengers after a major project to strengthen, clean and repaint it.  Work began...

New platform roofs for St Denys

Work has begun at St Denys station in Southampton to refurbish the platform canopies which, due to the age and condition of the timber...

British Steel to launch major R&D programme with the University of Sheffield

British Steel is to collaborate with the University of Sheffield to further improve its rail testing - ensuring the very highest quality of steel...

Another construction milestone on West Midlands Metro extension

A key piece of tramway infrastructure has been installed as construction of the Birmingham Westside Metro extension to Edgbaston hits another milestone. An intricate switch-and-crossing...

Network Rail starts bridge replacement works at Postwick

Network Rail will begin work to replace a railway bridge in Postwick, Norfolk, on Monday 16 November.  The bridge carries the line from Norwich to...

First phase of work on Barmouth Viaduct completed

The first stage of a £25 million upgrade to the Barmouth Viaduct in Wales has been successfully completed. The first phase of work on the...

Nine-day overhaul of East Suffolk line complete

Network Rail has completed its major renewals in the vicinity of Brampton station on the East Suffolk line to improve reliability. Track replacement on the...

Zonegreen reaches order milestone

Zonegreen, the Sheffield-based rail industry specialist, is marking a major milestone in its 12-year history - the 2,000th order of its depot safety equipment. The...

New joints for A1 bridge over ECML

A busy North East bridge that carries the A1 over the East Coast main line will undergo vital maintenance work in November to fix...

Gatwick Airport station rebuild gathers pace

The huge new railway station concourse at Gatwick Airport station is now under construction and trains have already started to use the first platform...

Liverpool to invest in new Merseyrail station

A £1.5 million investment by the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority has given a big boost to plans to build a new station in...

Portsmouth landmark viaduct to be refurbished during January

One of Portsmouth’s most prominent Victorian railway structures is to get some vital engineering attention in January 2021. Built in 1876, the Landport Viaduct supports...

Tram-Train pilot in Sheffield to act as blueprint for future schemes

The success of South Yorkshire’s Tram Train service has resulted in it being used as a blueprint to benefit future UK transport schemes, as...

Multi-million-pound track upgrades in Cumbria

Network Rail will be upgrading track near Bootle station on five consecutive Sundays from 15 November to 13 December. Buses will replace trains between...