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Saturday, June 19, 2021
HS2 calls bids for £370mn Midlands interchange station

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...
Joint Venture signed up with HS2 for £260m concrete slab track deal

Joint Venture signed up with HS2 for £260m concrete slab track deal

The Joint Venture companies PORR and Aggregate Industries have secured the major fabrication contract worth £260m from HS2.The JV signs a contract...
HS2’s first tunneling machine launched

Heathrow rail link bid race worth £900m is delayed by two years

The Western Rail Link to Heathrow that costs around £900m is delayed for tender call until summer 2022. Network Rail has delayed...
Network Rail is looking to design new composite bridges

Network Rail to replace steel to composite station bridges

Network Rail is looking to design new composite bridges by replacing its steel footbridges at stations in its journey towards net zero....
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...
Piling starts on UK’s longest railway bridge

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...
Joint Venture signed up with HS2 for £260m concrete slab track deal

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...

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