Latest Rail News and contracts
Designs for a redevelopment of Birmingham Moor Street station to meet extra demand when HS2 opens in the city have been revealed.
Balfour Beatty set for £1.5bn Network Rail dealSubscription
Balfour Beatty has been selected as preferred bidder for the central section of Network Rail’s £1.5bn track and rail system alliance contract.
Bradford Council has released its business case for the proposed Northern Powerhouse Rail (NPR) to service the city.
Crossrail won’t commit to single completion dateSubscription
crossrail chairman tony meggs Source: Parliamentary Copyright
Costain CEO Andrew Wyllie steps downSubscription
Andrew Wyllie is to step down as chief executive of Costain after 14 years at the helm.
Features and analysis
With the recent focus on Brexit, you’d be forgiven for missing some significant changes in the industry.
Tomorrow night, viewers of BBC Two’s Crossrail documentary series The Fifteen Billion Pound Railway will watch as a 10-tonne fan is transported through the streets near Canary Wharf station.
The government’s handle on infrastructure projects in the North is a “dog’s breakfast”, according to the Labour Party mayor of Liverpool Joe Anderson.
Flanked by six empty seats, Sir Terry Morgan sat opposite 10 people at City Hall who were there to grill him about who knew what and when about the delayed opening of Crossrail.
Construction News takes a tour of a mega-project with HS2 Old Oak Common project director Matthew Botelle to find out how it will be built.
Ask the general public about HS2 and one of the recurring themes that emerges is confusion.
On Friday it was announced that Crossrail’s chief executive Simon Wright was to be replaced by Mark Wild – the project’s third chief executive this year. CN examines the backdrop to the latest change at the top.
How time flies in the rail industry.
The National College for High Speed Rail opened two sites 12 months ago. One year on, funding and student shortfalls have raised questions about its viability.
People say no news is good news. What HS2 wouldn’t give for even a few weeks of no news.
As the client behind the £55.7bn line approaches its 10th birthday, CN looks at the major pressure points the line has faced on the road to main construction.
Construction News investigates the detailed reasons behind the scheme’s nine-month setback – and whether more delays could follow.
Scattered across the Construction News desk at the moment are a number of oyster card holders.
Crossrail’s opening could be pushed back by almost a year as the scheme’s central section continues to struggle with rising costs and delays.
There’s no next-day delivery option for major infrastructure projects, but the construction industry would do well to take notes from the e-commerce boom.
When new recommendations for transport infrastructure emerge, one of the first questions asked is: how much will they cost?
Network Rail withholds pay over Amey disputeSubscription
HS2: Towers could be built next to Old Oak siteSubscription
Network Rail plans new Devon sea wallSubscription
Crossrail: Hochtief lands £40m stations contractSubscription