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Network Rail's contractor league table revealedSubscription
Story Contracting was the best performing of all Network Rail’s construction contractors across 2017/18, Construction News can reveal.
Network Rail supplier performance: Full tableSubscription
Today Construction News revealed the performance scores of Network Rail’s top contractors.
A lack of clarity over future rail work in the UK forced Keltbray to move into the Canadian market, the company’s infrastructure boss has told Construction News.
Over 300 ex-Carillion rail staff axedSubscription
More than 300 staff working on Carillion rail contracts have been made redundant, Construction News has learned.
Clapham Junction looks set for a major overhaul after Network Rail took back control of the south-west London station earlier this month.
Features and analysis
Few people fully realise the importance of concrete to Crossrail and how the £14.8bn project has pushed the boundaries of what the material can do.
Exclusive: Conflicts of interest, audit scandals, Carillion: HS2’s chief executive has endured a tough first 12 months in the job. In his first full interview since taking over, Mark Thurston reveals what he has learned.
Network Rail’s CP6 programme is looming into view while several CP5 projects continue to hog the headlines. Lucy Alderson looks at the latest developments on five of the most high-profile schemes.
Network Rail’s plan to boost private funding is struggling to get off the ground. Binyamin Ali examines both the obstacles to success and the examples that give cause for optimism
The UK’s railways are on the brink of a major transformation in the way they are managed, operated and maintained.
On Monday Construction News was invited to a briefing from Network Rail boss Mark Carne.
Following Mark Carne’s announcement that he will be retiring later this year, CN assesses the biggest obstacles his successor will need to tackle during CP6 and beyond.
Carillion has continued to hog the headlines in the past seven days but debate among CN readers has broadened to look at the wider implications and what needs to change.
A seemingly straightforward strengthening and repainting job has been complicated by extremely difficult access centred on the presence of nine neighbouring railway lines.
The next 12 months will prove to be a mixed year for the UK rail sector.
Our top 10 features of the year look at major projects, the collapse of Lakesmere, the UK’s biggest contractors and some innovative materials.
With Construction News revealing the shake-up of bidders vying for the massive HS2 London stations contracts, Jack Simpson takes a look at the relevant experience of the joint ventures targeting a share of the £3bn station prize.
HS2’s London station contracts have attracted several of the industry’s biggest names, as exclusively revealed by Construction News today.
Team is tunnelling beneath a station on the historic Manchester-Liverpool line while pulling out all the stops to keep the trains above on a level track.
Our 10 most-read news stories of the year included contract wins, corruption scandals, administrations and one sad, untimely death.
The sector holds many demons but disputes over complex contracts and tricky engineering can be dodged with a few sensible steps.
HS2: Grayling warned over ‘massive’ cost overrun Subscription
Crossrail boss Wolstenholme to join HS2 boardSubscription
Network Rail fined £733,000 after derailmentSubscription
Four shortlisted for £165m Edinburgh tram jobSubscription
Crossrail chief Andrew Wolstenholme to step downSubscription