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Monday, January 18, 2021
New minister appointed for HS2

New minister appointed for HS2

Andrew Stephenson(Lancashire MP) has been appointed as the new Minister for the HS2 and Northern Powerhouse Rail. The new minister Andrew Stephenson will be...
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...

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 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...
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...

Crossrail cost may raise says project bosses in an advisory note

The cost of Crossrail may increase again, project bosses have warned in an advisory note. Its leaders have warned that they have found chances...
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...

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