Transport for Greater Manchester extends Metrolink operator contract until 2027

Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) has welcomed an extension to the Metrolink Operations and Maintenance contract with KeolisAmey Metrolink Ltd (KAM), which will see the company continue to operate and maintain the UK’s largest tram network from July 2024...

Siemens Mobility awarded landmark HS2 contract

Siemens Mobility has secured a £47 million contract with HS2 to provide a fully integrated station information management system across all HS2 stations, Curzon Street, Interchange, Old Oak Common and Euston. Siemens Mobility’s Digital Station Manager technology, which is already...

LNER announces first long distance tri-modes for the east coast main line

London North Eastern Railway (LNER) has confirmed that CAF has been named as the successful bidder to deliver a fleet of 10 new tri-mode trains. Porterbrook has been chosen as the financier of the new fleet. The trains will...

Businesses across UK share £11.5 billion of HS2 contract awards

New figures show that thousands of UK businesses have won contracts to support the high-speed line's construction. Latest quarterly data shows that over £11.5 billion worth of tier two contracts have been awarded by HS2’s construction partners to businesses...

Alstom secures an eight-year services contract extension worth around €950 million from CrossCountry in the United Kingdom

Alstom, global leader in smart and sustainable mobility, has signed an eight-year extension to its Train Services Agreement (TSA) with CrossCountry in the UK. The contract extension, valued at around €950 million, further secures this long-term partnership and is...

Balfour Beatty awarded c.£43 million contract to upgrade London Underground’s Piccadilly line

Balfour Beatty has been awarded a c.£43 million contract by Transport for London (TfL) to deliver essential upgrade works on the London Underground’s Piccadilly line. This latest award marks the second contract to be awarded under the ‘London Underground High...

Avanti West Coast wins long-term contract after improvements

The Department for Transport (DfT) has today (19th September) awarded Avanti West Coast a long-term contract enabling it to deliver improved services for passengers after dramatically reducing cancellations to as low as 1.1% over the past year. A long-term contract...

Network rail awards main construction contract for Beaulieu Park station

Network Rail has awarded the second of two contracts to build the new railway station for Chelmsford’s Beaulieu development to J Murphy & Sons Ltd. This contract award was possible following a recent agreement between Network Rail and Essex...

Sella Controls wins HS2 Building Management Systems and SCADA contract

Systems integration specialist Sella Controls has been award the contract to deliver the Building Management and SCADA Systems (BMS) for the S1 and S2 Section Tunnels for HS2 (High Speed 2 Limited). The contract has been awarded by the main...

Thales wins contract to upgrade major Egypt rail line

Thales and Egyptian firm Orascom Construction have signed a new contract with the Egyptian National Railways (ENR) for the modernisation of the double-track railway linking the cities of Cairo, Giza, and Beni Suef. The track is located on the...

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Industry reacts to draft Rail Reform Bill

Ministers yesterday (Tuesday 20 February) put forward their plan for the future of the railways, publishing a draft Rail...