The giant 2,000 tonne tunnel boring maching (TBM) will dig a one-mile long tunnel under Long Itchington Wood in Warwickshire.
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Graeme Newton, CEO of the Cross River Rail Delivery Authority, discusses how work is progressing on the mega project and why it will transform travel in Australia’s third largest city.
The Australasian rail industry is experiencing a new wave of growth as it prepares for the new year, writes Caroline Wilkie, Chief Executive Officer of the Australasian Railway Association (ARA). With $155 billion in rail investment planned over the next 15 years, the industry is faced with a once in a…
HS2 Ltd will soon start construction of the first HS2 railway bridge over a motorway, using innovative technology to dramatically reduce traffic disruption.
With SmartMMI technology, public transport passengers can receive up-to-date information about their journeys – directly on their adjacent train window.
Network Rail has installed 8,000 tonnes of ‘rock armour’ on the Hereford and Abergavenny rail line to protect the future of flood-prone borders’ railway and minimise passenger disruption.
Etihad Rail has completed the final excavation of all rail tunnels of Package D of Stage Two of the UAE National Rail Network, which will play a key role in the UAE remaining a global transport hub.
The $24 million grant by the U.S. Department of Transportation will be used to advance the California high-speed rail project while enhancing and better connecting the community of Wasco.
The government has shared its proposals to transform the rail network in the North and Midlands, but leaders in the rail the industry are voicing their concerns about the abandonment of the HS2 Eastern Leg and the scaling back of Northern Powerhouse Rail.
The East West Rail Alliance has committed to restore habitats along the construction routes to build the East West Rail second phase between Bicester, Bletchley and Milton Keynes.
North America’s Building Trades Unions and Amtrak have signed an agreement to lead a workforce pipeline of U.S. union construction workers for the build of America’s passenger rail network.
Believed to be the furthest civilian drone flight in Britain, the flight marks a huge step forward in terms of how drones can be used to inspect railway infrastructure safely, quickly, and cost-effectively.