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Cambrian Coast railway bridge rebuild completes

1-Sep-2014 | By

Train services have today restarted on the Cambrian Coast railway between Harlech and Pwllheli following the storm-disrupted rebuild of a key bridge.


Plans submitted for Cambridgeshire new town

26-Aug-2014 | By

The Homes and Communities Agency has submitted plans for the next development phase of Northstowe new town, in Cambridgeshire.

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Glasgow gets £1.2bn infrastructure boost

21-Aug-2014 | By

Glasgow is set for a huge infrastructure spending injection, after Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander signed a £1.2bn investment deal for Scotland’s largest city.

Nick Boles

Boles becomes minister for construction and rail

14-Aug-2014 | By

Skills minister Nick Boles has also been given responsibility for construction and rail.

Leamouth footbridge

PHOTOS | River Lea footbridge craned into position

7-Aug-2014 | By

A new footbridge over the River Lea in east London has been craned into position.

Roads minister John Hayes

Roads minister reaches out to engineers to stay ahead of emerging technologies

5-Aug-2014 | By

Politicians should do more to talk up the role of engineers in boosting the UK’s economic success – that’s the message new strategic roads minister John Hayes is eager to drive home.

Boris Johnson

Boris plans £1 trillion infrastructure programme

30-Jul-2014 | By Greg Pitcher

London mayor Boris Johnson has set out plans for more than £1 trillion investment in the capital’s infrastructure.


New competition calls for northern infrastructure ideas

29-Jul-2014 | By

A new competition has been launched to identify infrastructure ideas for northern England.


Liverpool launches HS2 campaign

29-Jul-2014 | By

Liverpool has launched a campaign to bring the HS2 network to the city.

Flooding in Somerset

Rail and local roads rapped by Transport Resilience Review

22-Jul-2014 | By

The performance of the rail network and local authority roads has been criticised by the Transport Resilience Review, published today.

Transport features

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Rail: Acton on track

22-Jul-2014 | By Jon Masters

A project to remodel tracks to the west of London has been underway for the last three years, in preparation for Crossrail trains to run on the existing rail network, as Jon Masters discovers.

Trailblazer: Rail was an early  adopter of collaboration principles

Rail: The shared advantage of collaboration

17-Jul-2014 | By Julie-Anne Ryan

The rail industry has been among the first sectors to adopt the new British Standard for collaborative working. Report by Julie-Anne Ryan.


Tim Chapman

The capital's transport revolution refuses to slow down

29-Jul-2014 | By Tim Chapman

Over the past two decades, London has been transformed by a transport revolution. Great new places have been created and existing centres have been reanimated by a massive expansion and reinvigoration of public transport provision across London.

James Macoll

Road spending spree masks unimaginitive transport policy

28-Jul-2014 | By James MacColl

Ministers have proclaimed the first round of the £2bn Local Growth Fund as the centrepiece of a new decentralised approach. But many of the projects receiving money are reheated old schemes which central Government ditched over 20 years ago in the face of widespread public opposition.

Infrastructure in 2014: Transport


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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