Infrastructure stories

All the latest rail infrastructure and network news.

Vital £9m rail upgrade set to begin on Aberdeen-Dundee line

1st February 2019

Network Rail engineers will be delivering a £9m programme of track and level crossing enhancements between Aberdeen and Dundee over […]

£70 billion blueprint to transform the North’s economy

31st January 2019

Transport for the North has today (31st January 2018) set out an ambitious vision for the future of the North’s […]

Major Infrastructure Works Planned for Lurgan

31st January 2019

Translink is planning major investment and infrastructure work in the Lurgan area later this year, with the Lurgan Area Track […]

North Tyneside Metro bridges to be replaced in £2.5m scheme

30th January 2019

Nexus, the public body which owns and manages the Tyne and Wear Metro, is to replace two ageing Metro bridges […]

SEGRO signs Maritime Transport to operate flagship Rail Freight Interchange in East Midlands

29th January 2019

SEGRO has signed a 25 year lease with Maritime Transport, the market leading multi-modal logistics company, who will operate the […]

Consultation underway on new rail line between Bedford and Cambridge

28th January 2019

Ambitious plans for a new rail line between Bedford and Cambridge come one step closer to fruition today, as the […]

Remains of Captain Matthew Flinders discovered at HS2 site in Euston

25th January 2019

Archaeologists working on the HS2 project in St. James’s burial ground, Euston, have discovered the remains of Captain Matthew Flinders, […]

Infodev Passenger Counting Equipment Selected by Vivarail for Wales and Borders Class 230

25th January 2019

Infodev EDI have received a valued order for the provision of Automatic Passenger Counting (APC) Equipment for the fleet of […]

Calderdale Council encourages people to sign up for electrification

22nd January 2019

A petition calling for the electrification of the Calder Valley line has been launched by Calderdale Council as part of […]

New contract puts FSEW on track for new business

22nd January 2019

Leading international intermodal freight forwarder, FSEW, has signed a key new contract with Freightliner, a subsidiary of Genesee & Wyoming […]

West Midlands Railway clamps down on ticketless travel and antisocial behaviour on the Chase line

22nd January 2019

West Midlands Railway has been clamping down on ticketless travel and antisocial behaviour on the Chase line. On Friday (18 […]

Hundreds of secure stations keeping passengers safe

21st January 2019

Hundreds of Britain’s railway stations are setting the standard in reducing crime, safeguarding vulnerable people and ensuring safer journeys for […]

GB Railfreight and Class 50 Alliance collaboration sealed with locomotive repaints

16th January 2019

UK rail freight operator GB Railfreight (GBRf) and the Class 50 Alliance (C50A) have today announced that mainline registered Class […]

New and improved facilities at Newton-le-Willows station open to the public

16th January 2019

Rail users are now benefiting from new and improved facilities as the Newton-le-Willows Interchange scheme reached completion this weekend. The […]

HS2 reveals designs for new Euston Tube vent shaft

16th January 2019

HS2 has released images of its proposed replacement London Underground substation and vent shaft at Euston, the first major structure […]

Manchester city centre bridges to be restored to Victorian splendour

15th January 2019

A project to refurbish three historic railway bridges over streets in Manchester city centre will begin this week. The three […]

Residents and passengers thanked as level crossing renewal completed in Nantwich

14th January 2019

Newcastle Road has re-opened and weekend train services between Shrewsbury and Crewe have resumed as normal, following the successful completion […]

Crewe to Manchester weekend passengers reminded to check before they travel in February

11th January 2019

Passengers who travel between Crewe and Manchester are being advised to plan ahead as work to replace a bridge over […]

Plans on track to reopen Goldsborough Railway Station following building acquisition

10th January 2019

Plans are on track to reopen a historic North Yorkshire railway station after the development company behind a major new […]

Milestone achieved at York rail depot

9th January 2019

VolkerFitzpatrick has installed a new servicing system at York’s Leeman Road rail depot in readiness for the arrival of TransPennine […]

Haverfordwest residents reminded of Pembroke Road railway bridge replacement

8th January 2019

Haverfordwest residents are reminded that essential work to replace Pembroke Road railway bridge will be completed later this month. As part […]

Crossrail: Learn the secrets to successful collaboration

8th January 2019

Collaboration is the key to the success of major projects, particularly in railway construction. In this executive briefing, Invennt reveals […]