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Site set-up underway on East Linton station development

Preparatory work is underway ahead of the construction of the new East Linton station which will see trains call at the village for the first time on more than half a century. The team have started work to set up...

HS2 pioneers UK-first ‘box-slide’ bridge over the M42 in North Warwickshire

HS2 Ltd is set to start construction of the first HS2 railway bridge over a motorway in the Midlands this month, using innovative technology to dramatically reduce traffic disruption. The 10,000 tonne bridge ‘box’ structure has a base, three walls...

Rapid progress on Perry Barr railway station as roof installed

A £30.9million redevelopment of the new Perry Barr railway station has reached new heights with the installation of the roof. Work on the significant scheme is rapidly progressing as the roof has now been added to the station. Redevelopment of the...

Network Rail to carry out major revamp to Cramlington station footbridge

This week, teams from Network Rail will begin work to completely revamp and refurbish the footbridge at Cramlington railway station. The vital project begins on Thursday, 25 November and will see the footbridge taken off-site for inspection. During this time,...

Refurbished Congleton station footbridge reopens for passengers

Congleton station has been improved for passengers after a major overhaul of its footbridge. It reopened to passengers today (Tuesday 16 November) after a £320,000 upgrade as part of the Great North Rail Project. The improved structure links the platforms at...

Dates announced for next stage of footbridge improvements at Welwyn Garden City station

The next phase of work to improve the footbridge at Welwyn Garden City station will begin later this month.   From Saturday 20 November, Network Rail teams will carry out repairs to the steelwork underneath the bridge to strengthen it....

Network Rail begins vital improvements to Selby footbridge

Work gets underway next week on a project to improve Byram footbridge in Brotherton to make sure it remains fit for purpose for years to come. From Monday 1 November, teams will carry out vital work to repair and strengthen...

Spectacular video shows HS2 contractors remove disused bridge to prepare for the new high speed rail route into Birmingham

In preparation for the construction of the northern section of HS2’s Phase One route between London and the West Midlands, main works civils contractor Balfour Beatty VINCI (BBV) have successfully demolished a disused bridge in Saltley near Birmingham. The Heartlands...

North Shropshire community invited to find out more about upcoming bridge replacement

Network Rail will be replacing the railway bridge on Mill Street in Wem later this year to help ensure reliable journeys for rail passengers and road users in north Shropshire for many more years to come. In advance of the...

University railway station development takes major step forward with canal bridge installation

The installation of a new canal bridge has marked a major milestone in the £56 million redevelopment of University railway station in Birmingham. Spanning the Worcester & Birmingham Canal, the bridge links the new station to the University of Birmingham campus...

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Site set-up underway on East Linton station development

Preparatory work is underway ahead of the construction of the new East Linton station which will see trains call...