30 miles of electric wires have been installed between Church Fenton and Colton Junction as part of the Transpennine Route Upgrade.
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The decision opens up the Great Western Main Line to competition for the first time, with potential for lower fares, improved service quality and innovation for all passengers using the route.
Global Railway Review’s Elliot Robinson interviews Simon Scott, Engineering Director at the East West Rail Company, about the East West Rail project – which was publicly endorsed by the Chancellor in his Autumn Statement - and what hopes he has for the project going into 2023.
Centralny Port Komunikacyjny (CPK) has signed contracts for the design of the 140km line which will reduce the travel time between Warsaw and Łódź to around 45 minutes.
HS2 have launched the 2,000-tonne tunnel boring machine for its second tunnel drive under Long Itchington Wood in Warwickshire.
CSX Transportation has selected Michael Baker International to lead programme and construction management for the $3.7 billion Transforming Rail in Virginia project.
Amtrak is moving forward with a project to replace the 116-year-old Susquehanna River Rail Bridge to improve efficiency on the Northeast Corridor.
Webuild will continue its expansion in Romania with the new Lot 4 contract for the upgrading of the Caransebes-Timişoara-Arad railway.
A £13.2 million Network Rail project to stabilise an embankment near Morpeth Station on the East Coast Main Line has been successful.
Following a Tri-Party Agreement, SFRTA engineers are to begin training and testing for the implementation of Tri-Rail trains at MiamiCentral Station.
The Swedish Transport Administration are working with the Norwegian Railway Directorate to find ways to improve services on the Gothenburg-Oslo route.
The first of approximately 1,800 freight trains has arrived at HS2’s new Quainton railhead in a move designed to save carbon in construction.
Electric wires have been installed between Manchester and Stalybridge as part of the Transpennine Route Upgrade.