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Saturday, June 19, 2021
Crossrail opening date delays to final quarter of 2021

Crossrail opening date delays to final quarter of 2021

Transport for London chiefs is planning to finally open the Crossrail in the final quarter of 2021. The new delay is causing nearly three...
Railway news

A 50% rise in civils design costs of HS2 phase 2

HS2 extends its civils design and environmental services contracts for Birmingham to Leeds and Manchester routes by 50%. The originally expected costs for design...

Bidding starts for Birmingham HS2 station

HS2 has opened the bidding for Birmingham’s landmark Curzon Street station worth £570m. Rail procurement chiefs have chosen for a two-stage bid process for...
Construction News

Green Light for entire £100bn HS2 project

The Government will give the green light for the whole of the HS2 project today despite ballooning costs. The decision ends months of agonizing watch...

A luxury apartment construction is started above Crossrail station by Galliard Homes

Galliard Homes has given a green signal to construct a £140m luxury apartment scheme above Crossrail station of the Tottenham Court Road. This construction...
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...
Remediation of Dalgety Bay by Balfour Beatty have started

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...

HS2 costs could raise to £106bn

As per the report from Oakervee regarding the future of HS2 has raised the fears of costs hitting £106bn, the reports warn that the...

Crossrail delays again until 2021

Crossrail is not going to open in 2020, as the costs have again risen by up to £650m. Project bosses have stated that they...
HS2 has picked bidders for £2bn track systems works

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...

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