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Network Rail, Stafford

New rail signalling installed at Stafford

1-Sep-2015 | By Emily Ashwell

Network Rail has completed a project to install new railway signalling at Stafford over the bank holiday weekend.

HS2

Green light for HS2 Chilterns tunnel extension

1-Sep-2015 | By Emily Ashwell

The government has proposed an amendment to the HS2 hybrid Bill to allow the deep-bored Chilterns tunnel to be extended by 2.6km, ending just past South Heath.

Tunnel boring machine

GALLERY | 14m diameter tunnel boring machine starts work in Hong Kong

1-Sep-2015 | By Emily Ashwell

A 14-metre diameter tunnel boring machine has arrived on site in Hong Kong as part of the construction of a new transport link.

Scottish Canals

Scottish canals framework places up for grabs

28-Aug-2015 | By

Bids are being sought for civil engineering work worth up to £35M on canals across Scotland.

Remove-by dates mooted for road signs

28-Aug-2015 | By

Plans to print remove-by dates on the back of temporary road signs have been revealed as part of a drive to declutter Britain’s highways.

Transport Scotland, A9

£2.5M Ground investigation contract awarded for A9 upgrade

27-Aug-2015 | By Katherine Smale

A £2.5M contract for the ground investigation work along a 45.8-kilometre section of the A9 road has been handed out by Transport Scotland.

Crossrail

GALLERY | Crossrail soil and rock cores stored in UK’s largest salt mine

27-Aug-2015 | By Emily Ashwell

Crossrail has released a series of photographs showing how it is storing thousands of soil and rock cores from beneath London in a massive salt mine in Cheshire.

Nissan, electric, Foster

Refuelling station vision 'first step' on road to electric vehicle infrastructure

25-Aug-2015 | By Emily Ashwell

An architect-designed fuel station has been hailed as the first step towards a network of infrastructure that meets the needs of electric cars.

Road works construction roller

£110M Lancashire roads contract out for tender

25-Aug-2015 | By Emily Ashwell

Lancashire County Council has released a tender notice for the £110M construction of the Preston West Distributor Road.

Mott MacDonald to oversee Poland motorway construction

20-Aug-2015 | By Emily Ashwell

Mott MacDonald is to supervise the construction of two sections of the A1 motorway in Poland.

Transport features

Rail project

Rail careers: Pause for thought

27-Jul-2015 | By

Recruiters of temporary and permanent staff think there are plenty of employment opportunities in the rail sector, in spite of Network Rail’s travails. Ben Cronin reports.

Nimes to Montpellier high speed line

Nimes-Montpellier high speed rail link: Twenty minute test

21-Jul-2015 | By

Snaking its way across the Languedoc landscape in southern France the Nîmes-Montpellier bypass is an innovative concept for a new high speed rail line.

Infrastructure in 2014: Transport

Crossrail

Infrastructure in 2014: How Crossrail is set to transform London

12 December 2013 | By Terry Morgan

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.

Northampton station

Infrastructure in 2014: Stations offer a new branch of business

12 December 2013 | By

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.

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