6.6 C
London
Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Search results for:

New commercial director for Story Scotland

Story Contracting has appointed Bobby Forbes to be Commercial Director of its Story Scotland division. Bobby, who brings with him over 30 years of experience, will support Story Scotland with its strategic growth plans and ensure that its commercial team...

East West Railway to undertake environmental surveys

The East West Railway Company (EWR Co) is initiating new environmental surveys to help inform planning and design work for the East West Rail line connecting Cambridge, Bedford, Milton Keynes and Oxford. EWR Co has written to over 600 landowners...

Work on reconnecting the line to Levenmouth gets underway

The first phase of work which will lead to the reinstatement of passenger services to Leven will begin shortly. The first stage of the project, which will see the reinstatement of 19 single-track-kilometres of railway and two new modern accessible...

Possible half-hourly passenger service between Alloa and Longannet

Passenger services could be reinstated between Clackmannanshire and Fife in Scotland, depending on the outcome of the next phase of development work between Alloa and Longannet. Network Rail engineers will be carrying out survey work and site and geological investigations...

Slab track for HS2

Early railway track carried trains running at 50km/h (30mph) with three-tonne axle loads. Over almost 200 years, ballasted track has been developed to the point where it can carry heavy freight trains, with axle loads of 25 tonnes or...

Drones search out Skylarks on HS2’s route

The HS2 route passes through some lovely countryside. That’s been one are of complaint from naturalists and ecologists, who don’t want a railway interfering with the view. However, High Speed Two Limited is well aware of its responsibilities and the...

Powering excellence

A new company, Breserv, is setting out to be the ‘Go to Company’ for all electrical installation work on the railway while having the objective of providing a first-class service for all clients, based on integrity, honesty and professionalism. With...

Collis hits 50 NOT OUT

Having opened its doors in 1970, Collis Engineering is celebrating 50 years in business this year. From its local steelwork origins to a multi-disciplined specialist in civil engineering, consultancy, contracting and steelwork fabrication, the company has come a long...

Robroyston: New Station, Dunbar: New Platform

The December timetable change saw Scotland getting its 358th railway station and the reinstatement of a station platform that was removed in the late 1980s. The new station at Robroyston, north east of Glasgow, and the new platform at...

Review: The Rail Safety Summit 2019

This year’s event was the tenth annual Safety Summit. Nonetheless a number of themes featured in the first Safety Summit are evidently still with us. This year’s host was Nicola Uijen who is the HSQE director for Network Rail’s...

Latest News

£161 million to transform Oxford Station, bringing faster journeys to thousands

Oxford station is set for a £161m revamp, which will deliver quicker journeys, increased freight and passenger services and...