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Monday, September 28, 2020
HS2 back to form in construction by adding 22,000 jobs

HS2 back to form in construction by adding 22,000 jobs

HS2 full construction begins after a raise of 22,000 jobs in the next few years is coming up with the government hailing...
HS2 appoints Atkins and Gleeds to take control over costs

HS2 appoints Atkins and Gleeds to take control over costs

Atkins and Gleeds will be monitoring costs and programmes as the project proceeds through construction, while HS2 appointed the firms to take...
Winvic wins £29m rail freight terminal construction works

Winvic wins £29m rail freight terminal construction works

The new intermodal rail freight terminal at the Prologis logistics park in Northamptonshire will be laid with a major concrete pour by...
launchpad for first giant tunneling machines to run through the Chiltern tunnel

Chiltern tunnel launchpad by HS2 is ready for giant TBMs

HS2 has made all the arrangements with a launchpad for first giant tunneling machines to run through the Chiltern tunnel. The construction...
North rail upgrades to take place with £589m investment

North rail upgrades to take place with £589m investment

The works related to the Transpennine main line between Leeds, Huddersfield and Manchester will be taking place, said the UK government. The...
£589m allocated to kickstart Transpennine main line upgrades across the North

£589m allocated to kickstart Transpennine main line upgrades across the North

The Government has allocated £589m to kickstart work on the railway Transpennine main line upgrades between Leeds, Huddersfield and Manchester. These upgrades...
North rail upgrades to take place with £589m investment

HS2 Interchange Station site set with new district plan

The leisure and housing district in the Midlands is going to witness the HS2 Interchange Station, for which the masterplan to create...
Guildford station scheme worth £200m is under way

Guildford station scheme worth £200m is under way

The £200m redevelopment plan of Guildford Station will soon be started by Network Rail and Kier. The deal will cover approximately 100...
Trio shortlisted by HS2 Curzon Street station unveiled

HS2 calls for bidding on £500m tunnel and lineside M&E works

High Speed 2 rail chiefs are aiming at bidding for tunnel and lineside M&E and ventilation works worth £500m. The procurement process...
Trio shortlisted by HS2 Curzon Street station unveiled

Trio shortlisted by HS2 Curzon Street station unveiled

Laing O’Rourke becomes the only shortlisted contractor that opted to go alone to bid the huge Birmingham Curzon Street HS2 station deal....

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