Infrastructure stories

All the latest rail infrastructure and network news.

Design team named for new Siemens rail plant

19th November 2019

Arup and AHR have been awarded the design contract for Siemens Mobility’s industry-leading rail manufacturing facility in Goole, East Yorkshire. […]

Always On – Network Rail delivers hard-hitting safety message at Comic Con

19th November 2019

Over the weekend, Network Rail launched a brand new comic to promote safety and highlight the dangers of trespassing on […]

The Women in Rail Mentoring Programme set to launch

19th November 2019

Women in Rail has been running a hugely successful cross-industry mentoring programme since 2014. The purpose of the Programme is […]

Milestone shows major rail scheme is on right track

18th November 2019

Worksop Galvanizing has reached a significant milestone as part of its work on one of the biggest rail projects in […]

Poor air quality on the London Underground reviewed

18th November 2019

Poor air quality on the London Underground has been a concern to Londoners for some time.  The level of dust […]

Improving Accessibility at Insch Rail Station

18th November 2019

Rail users and the communities of Insch and the surrounding area are being invited to take part in an online […]

Metro Mayor recognises local workers and regional firms on completion of new rail depot

15th November 2019

Steve Rotheram, Metro Mayor of the Liverpool City Region, has marked the completion of the new Stadler Rail depot in […]

RSSB and University of Birmingham will host the World Congress on Railway Research on behalf of UK Rail in 2022

15th November 2019

RSSB and the University of Birmingham are delighted to announce that they will jointly host the next World Congress on […]

FUTURE Designs’ wins Lux Award for Crossrail lighting

15th November 2019

FUTURE Designs won the Industrial and Transport Project of Year at the Lux Awards 2019 for its bespoke lighting solution, […]

Nextgenaccess gains exclusive high speed full fibre concession from HS1 Ltd

14th November 2019

Nextgenaccess Ltd., a rapidly expanding UK wholesale provider of full fibre broadband infrastructure, today announced it has agreed an exclusive […]

Rails’ digital future driving up bookings at Infrarail 2020

14th November 2019

As rail moves up the political agenda, new products and exhibitors are coming to the UK’s leading showcase of railway […]

City and Guilds Group acquires largest UK railway training provider

13th November 2019

City & Guilds Group, a leader in demand-led skills development, has today announced the acquisition of Intertrain, one of the […]

Jasper Carrott unveils tram named in his honour as Birmingham Westside extension moves ever closer to opening

13th November 2019

Brummie comedy legend Jasper Carrott has today unveiled a tram named in his honour in a special ceremony. It was […]

Trafford Park tram testing marks end of an exciting week

12th November 2019

The first test tram has traversed the Trafford Park line track, capping a landmark week for the £350m Metrolink extension […]

Update on sale of British Steel

11th November 2019

The Official Receiver and Special Managers from EY, Sam Woodward, Hunter Kelly and Alan Hudson, can confirm that contracts have been […]

More than half expect rail industry to stagnate or contract in 2020, two in five expect their own businesses to do the same

11th November 2019

survey of rail businesses published today by independent polling company ComRes, on behalf of the Railway Industry Association (RIA) – […]

GB Railfreight and Hanson Cement sign seven year contract

8th November 2019

GB Railfreight are delighted to announce a seven-year deal with Hanson Cement for rail freight services from Ketton cement works […]

#TeamStory inspire Tomorrow’s Engineers

8th November 2019

As part of its ongoing commitment to the continued development of future talent, Story Contracting have launched the Local Labour […]

Update on progress to complete the Elizabeth line

8th November 2019

Crossrail Ltd has updated the Crossrail Board on progress to complete the Elizabeth line. Transport for London has issued the […]

“Nationally significant” rail scheme on track for Portishead

7th November 2019

Getting the train to Bristol is another step closer for people in Portishead. The application for a Development Consent Order […]

Start date for £2.8 million Castleford rail station transformation

6th November 2019

Work on a £2.8 million transformation of Castleford’s rail station into an attractive and welcoming gateway to the town will […]

Combined Authority seals deal for Network Rail to build Soham station

6th November 2019

A new station to reconnect Soham with the rail network will improve economic growth, jobs and investment in the area, […]