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Tyne & Wear Metro secures additional government funding to prolong its maintenance programme

Tyne and Wear Metro has secured additional government funding to keep its programme of essential infrastructure renewal works going after March 2021.

New British-made face coverings kill bacteria

At a time when the British public is being asked to wear a face covering when on...

Crossrail delayed yet again

Crossrail’s board has met to consider the latest update from its leadership team concerning the impact of COVID-19 on progress to complete...

Mayor of London launches independent review of TfL’s long-term future funding

Following on from news of the government’s review of Transport for London’s financial position and structure, Mayor of London Sadiq has announced...

DB Cargo UK signs new two-year contract to move china clay for Imerys

DB Cargo UK, one of the UK’s largest rail freight operators, has been awarded a new, two-year contract to transport china clay...

HS2 vent shaft headhouse at Chalfont St Peter designed to fit into landscape

HS2 has published its final design for the Chalfont St Peter vent shaft headhouse – the first of four similar structures that...

Alstom and Eversholt Rail to invest a further £1 million in hydrogen-powered trains

Hydrogen power on Britain’s railways has become one step closer as Eversholt Rail and Alstom have announced a further £1 million investment...

New rail freight service from Port of Southampton to Derby

Freight operator GB Railfreight has commenced a new Intermodal service from the rail terminal operated by Solent Stevedores at the Port of...

Dyer & Butler completes platform extensions at three station in the South East

Dyer & Butler has completed major platform extension works at three stations on behalf of Network Rail as part of the £150...

Jason Baldock to head up Alstom signalling systems & infrastructure in UK and Ireland

Following news that Jonathan Willcock will be leaving Alstom to join Skanska, Alstom UK & Ireland has...

Network Rail to deliver 520 projects over August bank holiday

Network Rail will be carrying out renewals 520 projects worth £105 million over August Bank Holiday. Andrew Haines, Network...

LNER launches unique face masks featuring locally inspired designs

As train passengers are required to wear face coverings while they travel, London North Eastern Railway (LNER) has launched three regionally inspired...

Stobart Rail & Civils rescued by Bavaria Industries Group

Stobart Group has announced that Bavaria Industries Group (Bavaria) has assumed ownership of Stobart Rail & Civils. The Group...

Jonathan Willcock to move from Alstom to Skanska in October

Skanska has announced that Jonathan Willcock is to lead its UK infrastructure business from October 2020. Jonathan will be...

National Railway Museum announces reopening dates

The National Railway Museum is reopening after 119 days of lockdown. Locomotion in Shildon, County Durham, will reopen on...

Shapps appoints three non-executive directors to the HS2 board

As HS2 enters its construction phase and increases its activity and scale along the route and across the business, Transport Secretary Grant...

Carrington West strengthens specialist rail team

Technical recruiter Carrington West has appointed director Nick Rowe to be the head of its rail team and brought in three new...

Total Rail Solutions gets a new home

Total Rail Solutions, the rail specialist plant hire company, has completed its move from Basingstoke to Greenham Business Park, Thatcham, near Newbury.