Named Florence and Cecilia, the two Tunnel Boring Machines have been completed in Germany and are now ready to be shipped to the UK to begin the 10-mile-long Chiltern tunnel excavation.
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HS2 Ltd has started the search for specialist contractors to deliver the high voltage power supply systems that will transfer electricity to the UK's new high-speed rail link and enable millions of people to enjoy low carbon journeys between London, Birmingham and the north of England.
The new radio system, Airwave, will help to improve train performance and links with the emergency services by making communication more reliable.
The concept designs feature plans to completely transform Waverley train station, making it a more accessible site for passengers.
Trenitalia c2c has welcomed the Essex Thameside Capacity Study by Network Rail, which confirms that its digital signalling project has been included as one of the solutions for Essex’s long-term rail capacity needs.
By funding the trial of transporting timber across Northern Scotland, the government is supporting the rail freight industry and a modal shift.
Atkins, with its joint venture partners, will be responsible for multi-disciplinary services for the 20km expansion of the DART network’s Kildare Line.
The new platform and track at Stevenage station will improve the reliability of Great Northern, Thameslink and London North Eastern Railway services.
HS2’s Birmingham Curzon Street station is set to achieve net zero carbon emissions from regulated energy consumption and use a range of technologies to generate energy from renewable sources.
GB Railfreight - the third largest rail freight operator in the United Kingdom - has announced that it has appointed Tim Hartley as Business Development Director.
The accreditation reassures passengers that Chiltern Railways is adhering to government and public health guidance amidst COVID-19.
Station Construction Partner, Balfour Beatty VINCI SYSTRA joint venture (BBVS), has now taken possession of the whole station site, marking the start of the next phase of work at Old Oak Common, where a brand new 14-platform high-speed station will be built.
Network Rail's £3.4 million Great North Rail Project upgrade will make overhead line equipment (OLE) more resilient on the West Coast Main Line between Preston and Carlisle.
Prior to the arrival of the two tunnel boring machines, HS2 has completed the high headwall and ground reinforcement at the Chiltern tunnel site.
HS2 is offering the training course to support those who are unemployed or searching for a new career opportunity along its route.