Gatwick airport is edging ahead as the bookmakers favourite to be picked by Sir Howard Davies’ Airport Commission as the race to build extra runway capacity in the south east heats up.
Rail minister Claire Perry to talk about the government’s rail vision at London event.
Investigations into problems with the world’s largest tunnelling machine have revealed that more repairs than initially anticipated are needed.
Rail division of Eric Wright Group awarded a Principal Contractor Licence by Network Rail.
Network Rail project manager Greg Thornett says a precast arch solution has helped to create efficiencies on the Bermondsey Dive Under project in south east London.
Highways England and Transport for Greater Manchester to develop vision for area’s road network.
300m stretch of track opened to commuters on Monday.
NCE has been to see the project to upgrade and increase capacity at London’s Bond Street station.
Engineers have called for a tailored approach to devolution of transport powers.
Network Rail has released this timelapse footage of the Forth and Clyde Canal being drained and Carmuirs Twin Tunnels beneath it being demolished to allow for the construction of a new aqueduct.
Extensive use of pre-cast arches, recycling of aggregates and clever re-purposing of Victorian structural elements are key features of the £45M Bermondsey dive under project.
The design of a Marshall Asphalt for greater durability and easier application during cold conditions is an important step forward for airport pavement development.
London’s population had shrank to just 6.7M people in 1988, but then the city started growing again. The 2011 London Plan expected it to take a further ten years for the city’s population to reach 8.4M – instead growth accelerated and it took just two years, with that level being reached in mid 2013, and currently increasing by 110,000 people every year.
Infrastructure in 2014: Transport
In 2014 Crossrail will reach the halfway mark and begin to move from heavy civils towards a focus on tunnel fit-out and railways systems.
Rail travel is set to be transformed over the decade - a transformation that applies just as much to the stations as it does to the network.