Projects stories

Closeout of projects and Handback of assets is pointedly analytical work but it is essential to the safety of the operations and maintenance teams

3rd July 2020

Sarah Mills, Closeout and Handback Specialist at CPMS Group has written an article titled the ‘closeout of projects and handback […]

The 50 bids made to the second round of Restoring Your Railway ‘Ideas Fund’

3rd July 2020

The Department for Transport has revealed the full list of the projects that have bid for a share of the […]

VolkerFitzpatrick and Green Biofuels building a future with better local air quality and reduced greenhouse gases

3rd July 2020

VolkerFitzpatrick, the multi-disciplinary construction and engineering company, and Green Biofuels, provider of low emission fossil-free fuel for fleet and infrastructure […]

The Rail Alliance launches new website with added benefits

2nd July 2020

The Rail Alliance has launched its new website today, offering its members access to a significantly more interactive site with […]

Work on £1.5 billion investment into Midland Main Line continues – Passengers urged to check before travelling

1st July 2020

Network Rail is continuing with work on a £1.5billion upgrade of the Midland Main Line which will improve journeys for all those […]

Work to restart on Glasgow Queen Street, Kintore and Dunbar stations over the coming weeks

30th June 2020

Network Rail Scotland is restarting work on major construction projects across Scotland’s Railway following a three-month pause due to the […]

London Victoria takes aim at hitting 85% recycling target

30th June 2020

Britain’s second busiest railway station has started a trial aiming to recycle 85% of all waste created on the site. […]

Network Rail to start next stage of works to unblock Manchester’s railways

30th June 2020

Network Rail will now rapidly start the next stage of work to unblock Manchester’s railways after it was given £10 […]

Bikeability team rallies to Southern Rail’s call to help NHS workers

30th June 2020

More than 40 abandoned bicycles have been renovated by Bikeability instructors for NHS workers in a scheme initiated by Southern […]

Prime Minister announcing plans to bring forward £5bn of capital investment projects – including work to unblock Manchester rail bottleneck

30th June 2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson will today (Tuesday 30th June) announce a “New Deal” which puts jobs and infrastructure at the […]

High Speed Station Square: An alternative proposal for a fully integrated transport hub at Manchester Piccadilly

30th June 2020

Award winning architects Weston Williamson + Partners, together with engineering consultants Expedition have developed a proposal for a new and […]

Demand from England and Wales to restore Beeching lines as deadline for proposals closes

30th June 2020

Fifty bids to build or reopen lines and stations closed during the Beeching cuts, with the potential to level up […]

Prestigious National Charter Mark sees Community Rail organisation come of age

29th June 2020

Community Rail Norfolk, the parent organisation of the Bittern Line and Wherry Lines Community Rail Partnerships operating across Norfolk and […]

Green light for Soham station

29th June 2020

Proposals to build a new station for Soham have been confirmed by East Cambridgeshire District Council, giving the go-ahead for […]

Transport for Wales begin redecoration of Cardiff Central station

27th June 2020

Transport for Wales has begun work to transform the appearance of Wales’ busiest station as part of their Station Improvement […]

Lab by Transport for Wales to showcase innovation and tech talent

26th June 2020

A pioneering scheme designed to support start-up businesses and stimulate growth in Wales is showcasing the best of innovation and […]

Mutual agreement reached between Crossrail and CSJV to conclude existing Bond Street contract

25th June 2020

Crossrail says its Bond Street contract with Costain Skanska Joint Venture (CSJV) has been concluded by mutual agreement. The move […]

Birmingham Westside Metro extension achieves major milestone with biggest concrete pour

25th June 2020

A major first has been achieved on the Birmingham Westside Metro extension following the successful completion of the largest, continuous […]

Sir Peter Hendy to lead oversight board for HS2 London Euston work

25th June 2020

The chairman of Network Rail, Sir Peter Hendy, has been revealed as the lead for a new dedicated HS2 Euston […]

£350,000 donated in support of North Yorkshire Moors Railway’s Crisis Appeal

24th June 2020

Generous members of the public and loyal railway members from across the UK have rallied together and shown their support […]