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

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....
230km of telecommunications systems

£300m HS2 telecom project under search of a specialist contractor

The search for a specialist contractor to deliver 230km of telecommunications systems is under way by HS2. The current scenario reveals the...
Go-ahead for HS2’s west-London super hub

Go-ahead for HS2’s west-London super hub

Balfour Beatty, Systra and Vinci (Joint Venture Contractors) have received the go-ahead from planners to begin work on HS2’s west-London super hub,...
Piling starts on UK’s longest railway bridge

Curzon HS2 Street station gains planning permission

HS2 has received planning permission for the Curzon HS2 Street station in Birmingham from Birmingham City Council. The contractors Laing O’Rourke and...
HS2’s first tunneling machine launched

HS2 to restart construction work in a week

HS2 has conveyed the contractors that the construction work of HS2 London Euston site will restart in a week time, all the...
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...

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