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Investment of £764m to boost rail links

Investment of £764m to boost rail links

A £794 million investment package is being announced by Grant Shapps, UK Transport Secretary. This will allow reopening two important rail routes that have...
HS2 has picked bidders for £2bn track systems works

HS2 selects firms for £2.5bn works of track systems

HS2 has picked bidders for £2bn track systems works and approximately £500m tunnel and lineside mechanical and electrical work packages. Nearly 280km of high-speed...
First HS2 TBMs arrive on-site

First HS2 TBMs arrive on-site

As the New Year approaches and the TBMs (Tunnel Boring Machines) already arrive in the UK, the HS2 project will be soon...
HS2’s first tunneling machine launched

HS2 calls for bidding from Lift and Escalator Suppliers

HS2 Ltd has invited five firms to bid for two separate packages covering lifts and escalators. The bidders will be issued HS2’s...
Balfour Beatty is shortlisted for the development of a student village

Balfour Beatty takes on first contract with HS2 phase 2a

The ground investigation of the HS2 high speed rail project incorporating Phase 2a was won by Balfour Beatty, and HS2 Ltd also...
Network Rail picks five in future station design competition

Network Rail picks five in future station design competition

Architects and engineers from different firms have made the designs of railway stations and as per the standards suggested in the Network...
VolkerFitzpatrick succeeds Birmingham University Station works worth £56m

VolkerFitzpatrick succeeds Birmingham University Station works worth £56m

The West Midlands Combined Authority has appointed VolkerFitzpatrick to work on the detailed design and build of the new £56m University Station....
Van Elle succeeds deal with HS2 for ground improvement

Van Elle succeeds deal with HS2 for ground improvement

A contract with HS2 will allow foundations specialist Van Elle to improve ground stability for construction in North West London. It has...
First HS2 TBMs arrive on-site

HS2 comes up with low-slung viaduct designs

EKFB JV as main works contractor of HS2 has unveiled designs for two Northamptonshire viaducts. They are engineered to be as unobtrusive...
Panthera Group to be the sole supplier of plastic hoardings for Skanska

HS2’s first two London TBMs signed-off and will arrive by end of 2021

Both HS2 southern main works civil contractor and Skanska Costain Strabag have together signed contracts to get the first two giant tunneling...

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