Infrastructure stories

All the latest rail infrastructure and network news.

Worcestershire Parkway construction nearing completion

10th October 2019

As construction nears completion, the county’s newest, and biggest, train station is about to move into the final, and most […]

Dyer & Butler raises awareness for World Mental Health Day

10th October 2019

Dyer & Butler, a multi-disciplined engineering services specialist focused on essential infrastructure including airports, railways and highways, and part of […]

Mayor calls for Cambridge South station action now

9th October 2019

The Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough James Palmer has said that a train station at Cambridge South must be delivered […]

Railway Benefit Fund supports World Mental Health Day

9th October 2019

The Railway Benefit Fund charity (RBF) is reminding UK rail industry workers to use its support services if they are […]

New safer lorry scheme launches in London

9th October 2019

A new scheme for safer processes for lorries has been launched in London, which rail businesses will need to consider […]

Petards Group wins contract with Bombardier Transportation

7th October 2019

Petards, the AIM quoted software developer of advanced security and surveillance systems, announces that it has been awarded a contract […]

CAF wins tender to supply additional trams for Birmingham

7th October 2019

CAF has been selected to supply 21 catenary-free trams – with an option for a further 29 – for Birmingham […]

CAF wins coveted Manufacturer of the Year title at Global Light Rail Awards

3rd October 2019

CAF has picked up two titles at this year’s prestigious Global Light Rail Awards – the coveted Manufacturer of the […]

Rosehill Rail’s Anti-Trespass Panels to Protect Swedish Rail Infrastructure

1st October 2019

Sowerby Bridge-based Rosehill Rail, a leading global manufacturer of railway crossing systems and safety solutions, has announced a two year […]

Neway Training is recruiting

1st October 2019

Neway Training Solutions are looking to recruit associate trainers/assessors to support our delivery in both Permanent Way and Track Safety […]

New rail testing scheme launched

30th September 2019

West Midlands businesses are being offered subsidised access to extensive rail test and trail facilities in a bid to encourage […]

Mace appointed by Siemens Mobility for £200m rail manufacturing facility

27th September 2019

Mace, the international consultancy and construction company, has been appointed by Siemens Mobility Limited to support the delivery of a […]

Kings Heath and Hazelwell Railway Station plans submitted

27th September 2019

Plans to build two railway stations in south Birmingham have been submitted marking significant progress on the project to reopen […]

GB Railfreight Celebrates Locomotion’s 15th Anniversary with Class 66 Naming

26th September 2019

GB Railfreight are pleased to announce the naming of one of our Class 66 locomotives as part of the celebrations […]

Mayor sets out bold vision to double rail journeys as part of Our Network

26th September 2019

Double daily rail passenger numbers in regional centre to 200,000 by 2040 Triple use of Metrolink across wider city-region Simple, […]

Plugging the skills gap to ensure the future of the rail industry is on the right track

26th September 2019

Key figures within the rail industry were brought together in London in order to address the skills shortage – thanks […]

BCRRE connects with Central, East and Southern Europe

25th September 2019

Exhibiting for the first time at the TRAKO international railway fair on the British Pavilion in Gdansk, Poland, Birmingham Centre […]

Weekend work starts soon to improve Fen Line services

25th September 2019

Work will start next month at key locations on the Fen Line between King’s Lynn and Cambridge to improve services for passengers. […]

GB Railfreight announces new ownership

24th September 2019

GB Railfreight announced on Monday 23 September that EQT’s infrastructure portfolio company, Hector Rail Group, has sold the business to […]

Work starts on the demolition of South Shields Metro station

23rd September 2019

Work has started on the demolition of South Shields’ old Metro station, which closed earlier this year. The station, on […]

What level of ambition is achievable and worthwhile for rail freight?

23rd September 2019

An ambitious growth strategy for rail freight could generate between £75-90bn in environmental and economic benefits over the coming decade, […]

BCRRE ranks as part of innovation top 50

23rd September 2019

Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education (BCRRE) has been named as one of the Midlands most innovative businesses as […]