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Rail industry supports Samaritans by getting active outdoors this summer

Rail staff encouraged tosign up to Samarathon, the charity’s annual virtual marathon, contributing rail industry volunteering initiative, Million Hour Challenge.    Funds raised will help Samaritans continue to be there for people struggling to cope. The rail industry is supporting Samaritans...

Taziker Awarded a Major Contract on HS2

Multi-disciplinary engineering specialist, Taziker has been awarded a contract by VolkerStevin to support the delivery of HS2 on the construction of the Colne Valley Viaduct in Buckinghamshire. Taziker will be supplying, fabricating and installing the steel deck component of a...

HS2 and CECA announce Partnership Agreement

High Speed Two and the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA), the representative body for UK civil engineering, have signed a Partnership Agreement committing to work together to improve delivery practices and drive better performance by engaging the civil engineering...

Civil engineering firm brings own lab onto quarry site

A civil engineering company has installed its own lab on the site of a supplier’s quarry to ensure products meet its rigorous standards. North Wales-headquartered Jones Bros Civil Engineering UK is testing limestone supplied by G Webb for use on...

Network Rail to carry out essential track works across the north of the Anglia region

Network Rail will carry out essential track works in the Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire areas during weekends in May and June to keep rail services running safely and reliably for passengers across the region. Work will take place on the...

ORR recommends further action to tackle signalling market competition concerns

The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has found that competition needs to be improved in Great Britain's railway signalling market particularly as new technologies are rolled out as part of Network Rail's delivery of the Digital Railway programme....

GBRf sign new contract with A.P. Moller – Maersk

GB Railfreight (GBRf) is today announcing a new two-year deal with the global provider of end-to-end logistics services, the Danish company A.P. Moller -Maersk. The first rail collaboration between the two companies. The service will operate from Felixstowe to Newell...

Northern leaders set out bold plan for renewal and recovery in the year ahead

Transport for the North’s 2021/22 Business Plan highlights the essential role of transport in levelling up and building back better and greener The North’s civic and business leaders have set out a bold plan to support the region’s renewal and...

Increasing rail capacity through Ely – public consultation dates announced

Network Rail is inviting the public to comment on proposals and options to increase rail capacity through Ely as part of a six-week consultation from 24 May 2021. The aim of the Ely area capacity enhancement (EACE) programme is to...

Lonsdale Rail awarded £9m Paddington Square fit-out.

Mace has awarded Lonsdale Rail, part of the Michael Lonsdale Group, the MEPFC LUL fit-out for the Paddington Square development. Works will integrate London Underground's existing Bakerloo Line tube station at Paddington, with a new entrance underneath the Paddington Cube...

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Rail industry supports Samaritans by getting active outdoors this summer

Rail staff encouraged tosign up to Samarathon, the charity’s annual virtual marathon, contributing rail industry volunteering initiative, Million Hour...