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Disgruntled Midlanders want HS4

28-Oct-2014 | By

Business leaders in the Midlands are calling for improved rail links in the region, similar to the proposed improvements for the north of England.

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China weighs up £105bn investment in “ageing” UK infrastructure

28-Oct-2014 | By

China could invest £105bn in UK infrastructure over the next decade, according to a new report.

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THE GALLERY | The world’s best cycling infrastructure

23-Oct-2014 | By

The world’s urban infrastructure is being transformed by cycling – and these changes have been showcased in a new book.

Ellie breaks through at Victoria Dock - Crossrail

THE GALLERY | Crossrail enters final tunnelling phase

21-Oct-2014 | By Greg Pitcher

Another landmark has been celebrated on the £14bn Crossrail project.

Stoke stakes claim for HS2

VIDEO | Stoke stakes its claim for HS2

15-Oct-2014 | By Greg Pitcher

Political and business leaders in Stoke-on-Trent have created a video stating their case for HS2 to be re-routed through the West Midlands city.

Infrastructure changes to accommodate the new Silvertown Tunnel on the north side of the Thames.

VIDEO | TfL explains Silvertown Tunnel plans, aims for 2017 start

14-Oct-2014 | By

Transport for London has provided more detail on the proposed Silvertown Tunnel ahead of a consultation starting on the scheme tomorrow, 15 October.

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VIDEO | London Underground reveals automatic Tube train designs

9-Oct-2014 | By

London Underground (LU) has unveiled the design for the new automatic Tube train, which will come in to service from the mid-2020s.

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THE GALLERY | Winners of 'engineering selfies' competition unveiled

9-Oct-2014 | By

The winners of an ‘engineering selfies’ competition, aimed at promoting the profession in London, have been announced.

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Cambridgeshire confirms £31M busway claim against Bam Nuttall

7-Oct-2014 | By

Councillors at Cambridgeshire County Council have voted unanimously to pursue Bam Nuttall for a further £31M of claims relating to the troubled guided busway scheme.

Thames cycleway

Arup team proposes floating Thames cycleway for London

7-Oct-2014 | By

An Arup team has created a proposal for a floating cycleway on the Thames in London.

Transport features

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Middle East Rail: Desert dreams?

21-Oct-2014 | By

The ambitious Gulf Co-operation Council railway scheme will run for 2,200km across the Middle East and is initially priced at £175bn, but procurement and securing an overall delivery body remain concerns. NCE reports

Highway management

Roads: Road runners

15-Oct-2014 | By Jon Masters

In the 10 years since the Highways Agency started operating England’s strategic roads network there have been some significant changes. Jon Masters reports.

Opinion

Traffic on M6

Future road building based on outdated trends

24-Oct-2014 | By Andrew Allen

As ever, there has been plenty of rumour about what is likely to be announced in the Autumn Statement. Damaging road schemes are set to be a key part.

Tim Chapman

Infrastructure can unite us all

10-Oct-2014 | By Tim Chapman

While we may marvel at the speed and alacrity with which China has expanded its high speed rail network, its progress in road building has been even more impressive. In 2012 and 2013, China opened more than 10,000km of new expressway (motorway) each year and this year already more than a further 8,000km has been opened. 

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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