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Leeds: Growing pains

Leeds is vibrant and thriving, its cityscape undergoing perpetual transformation as glass and steel are jemmied into gaps between historic buildings -...

Changing our approach to station design

Guest writer: John Harding, technical director architecture, major and international projects at WSP

Affordable by Design: Market Harborough station revisited

In spring 2019 (issue 179, June 2019), Rail Engineer reported on the considerable work that was being undertaken at Market Harborough on...

Robroyston: New Station, Dunbar: New Platform

The December timetable change saw Scotland getting its 358th railway station and the reinstatement of a station platform that was removed in...

BIM on the Northern Line extension

London Underground’s Northern line extension, which is being built from Kennington to Battersea with a new intermediate station at Nine Elms, uses Building Information...

Platforms from polystyrene? Who’d have thought it?

MegaTech celebrates ten years of platforms with a difference Next time you are standing on a station, waiting for...

Mind the gap

With more and more work being undertaken ‘adjacent line open’, Network Rail and its contractors have had to become more inventive in finding ways...

Work starts on Horden station, County Durham

Construction of a new station at Horden, near Peterlee, County Durham, has commenced and should be complete by Spring 2020.

White Hart Lane

A new station for a new stadium White Hart Lane is the station for, and shares its name with,...

‘New’ station for Taunton

Taunton station in Somerset is to be redeveloped over the next year, according to plans just released. The station, which...

“Radical yet respectful” proposals for Birmingham Moor Street station revealed

Proposals for a “radical yet respectful” transformation to Birmingham Moor Street station have been released. The existing station building, which...

First passenger services use new longer platforms at Edinburgh Waverley

Platforms 5 and 6 at Edinburgh Waverley, recently extended to 275 metres in length to accommodate new 10-car trains due to be introduced on...

New station plans for Darlaston and Willenhall on revitalised Walsall to Wolverhampton route

Plans to reopen the Walsall to Wolverhampton railway line for passenger trains have taken a step forward as designs have been published...

Brighton main line reopens after a 9-day closure

The Brighton main line in Sussex has reopened following a nine-day closure while Network Rail and its contractors carried out major improvement work.

Liverpool Lime Street station remembers its past with unique display

Liverpool Lime Street station has had a thorough overhaul recently, with new platforms, signalling and track. But its heritage has not been forgotten as...

Design revealed for HS2 Old Oak Common station

High Speed Two (HS2) has released its latest designs for the Old Oak Common complex in west London, which will be the interchange between...