Infrastructure stories

All the latest rail infrastructure and network news.

Plans revealed for rail industry innovation centre

10th January 2020

Plans have been revealed for a leading centre for research, development and innovation for the UK rail industry in Goole, […]

South Wales Metro Infrastructure Hub opens

9th January 2020

PIC (C) HUW JOHN, CARDIFF Transport for Wales reaches a key milestone today with the opening of the South Wales […]

Linbrooke Elevated – New branding revealed

8th January 2020

Due to a dynamic expansion and re-structure within Linbrooke Group, we are pleased to announce that the company has undergone […]

Plans to reopen Aldridge Station move a step closer

8th January 2020

Plans to open a new railway station at Aldridge have moved a step closer after a feasibility study confirmed the […]

First headline sponsor announced for Destination Digitalisation

8th January 2020

With the bells of New Year still ringing in our ears, Rail Alliance BCRRE is delighted to announce that the […]

Network Rail announces £640m contract awards to deliver design services

8th January 2020

Network Rail has announced the award of 82 framework contracts to deliver design services across the country, worth an estimated […]

Buckingham Group appoints Richard Plant as Group Commercial Director

8th January 2020

Buckingham Group is delighted to confirm the appointment of Richard Plant as Group Commercial Director with effect from 6th January […]

CEMEX upgrades facilities at Salford to improve rail depot capability

7th January 2020

CEMEX has invested over £300,000 into its Salford railhead, upgrading its track and storage bays to improve safety and allow […]

Allen Transport Limited proving a weight off the mind in logistics

2nd January 2020

Allen Transport Ltd continues to accelerate in the supply and transport of heavy construction and excavation materials and equipment. The company […]

Investment in new fleet

2nd January 2020

Allen Transport has a new tool in its armour as a leading supplier and transporter of heavy construction and excavation […]

Busy year ahead for Allen Transport

2nd January 2020

2020 is looking like a busy year for the staff of Allen Transport, with a lot of interest from potential […]

Passengers to benefit from a better railway after Christmas and New Year work

2nd January 2020

Passengers are benefiting from a more reliable railway after Christmas and New Year maintenance and upgrade work was completed. Thousands […]

AmcoGiffen complete Robroyston and Dunbar station works in same week

2nd January 2020

It was a very busy week for AmcoGiffen in late December, after it opened two new station facilities two days […]

Hundreds of Network Rail staff work on King’s Cross project over Christmas period

19th December 2019

Over 300 Network Rail staff will be giving up their Christmases to work on a project to remodel one and […]

Cardiff Capital Region reveals new plans for South East Wales Metro schemes

19th December 2019

The Cardiff Capital Region (CCR) has revealed key updates to the South Wales transport network, including the creation of a […]

Thameslink Metropolitan Reversible Cable Containment Works Success for GRCL

19th December 2019

GRCL are delighted to announce the award of a Civils and E&P contract on behalf of long-term partner BAM, covering […]

Another step forward for UK manufacturing as factory site gets a green light

19th December 2019

Train maker, Talgo UK, expressed delight that, following minor clarifications, an application by Scottish Enterprise to transform an old industrial […]

Birmingham rail experts partner with India’s transport leaders for hi-tech future

18th December 2019

University of Birmingham railways experts will work with the National Rail and Transport Institute of India (NRTI) to establish a […]

Crossrail update: 2019 a year of significant progress but more to do in 2020

18th December 2019

Crossrail Ltd has issued its latest project update on progress to complete the Elizabeth line and confirmed that the central […]

Bombardier signs three-year services contract for new Avanti West Coast franchise in the UK

18th December 2019

Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation has announced that it has signed a new Train Services Agreement (TSA) with FirstGroup and […]

Warrington West station opens

18th December 2019

Warrington can boast the newest rail station in the North following the official opening of Warrington West. The £20.5m station […]

Leeds City Region bid for £1/2 billion to transform transport for all

18th December 2019

Two new bus park and rides, six new and improved bus stations, 800 new cycle parking spaces, six key priority […]