Category: Rail

HS2 creates first of 56 giant piers for UK’s longest rail bridge
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HS2 creates first of 56 giant piers for UK’s longest rail bridge

The construction of the UK’s longest railway bridge took another major step forward this week with the start of work on the first of 56 …

HS2 Launches First Midlands Giant Tunnelling Machine
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HS2 Launches First Midlands Giant Tunnelling Machine

Yesterday HS2 launched its first tunnel boring machine (TBM) in the Midlands The 2,000 tonne TBM has started on its journey to dig a one-mile …

HS2 launches innovative virtual exhibition to showcase commitment to tackle climate change
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HS2 launches innovative virtual exhibition to showcase commitment to tackle climate change

Virtual 360 degree exhibition launched ahead of COP26 to profile measures HS2 is taking to cut carbon: https://360.hs2.org.uk/interchange Online tour with 30 interactive features, five …

Tunnel progress as HS2 completes first mile under the Chilterns
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Tunnel progress as HS2 completes first mile under the Chilterns

HS2 was this week celebrating a literal milestone as ‘Florence’ – the first of ten Tunnel Boring Machines (TBMs) on Phase One completed her first …

HS2 unveils the ‘beating heart of HS2 in London’ at its London logistics hub
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HS2 unveils the ‘beating heart of HS2 in London’ at its London logistics hub

HS2 has recently revealed the colossal logistics operation that is taking place at HS2’s logistics hub near Willesden Junction. The 30-acre site will be the …

Latest cohort of HS2 Innovation Accelerator champions diversity in UK tech and engineering
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Latest cohort of HS2 Innovation Accelerator champions diversity in UK tech and engineering

Innovation initiative targets diversity-focussed companies in latest recruiting round to help drive development of UK SMEs Of the Innovation Accelerator’s third cohort, two of the …

Barhale wins Finsbury Park station access upgrade
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Barhale wins Finsbury Park station access upgrade

Network Rail has awarded civil engineering and infrastructure specialist Barhale a contract to carry out a programme of key access upgrades at Finsbury Park station. …

Balfour Beatty celebrates the formal handover of Woolwich Elizabeth line station
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Balfour Beatty celebrates the formal handover of Woolwich Elizabeth line station

Crossrail has today handed over the Woolwich Elizabeth line station to Transport for London, following the successful delivery by Balfour Beatty; marking the fourth central …

NATIONAL CONSTRUCTION FIRM MAKES PROGRESS ON SIX NORTHERN RAIL REFURBISHMENTS
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NATIONAL CONSTRUCTION FIRM MAKES PROGRESS ON SIX NORTHERN RAIL REFURBISHMENTS

WORKS are continuing at six renovation projects across the north thanks to specialist contractor The Input Group – including Manchester Victoria, Keighley, Ilkley, Alnmouth, Redcar, Mills …

Minister leads call for East Midlands businesses to bid for work on HS2
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Minister leads call for East Midlands businesses to bid for work on HS2

HS2 Minister Andrew Stephenson is hosting an online event for small and medium sized businesses in the East Midlands to demonstrate just how simple it …