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Saturday, October 23, 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...
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...

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...
John Sisk & Son won Corn Exchange area upgrade contract

John Sisk & Son won Corn Exchange area upgrade contract

John Sisk & Son is confirmed as the main contractor for the Corn Exchange area upgrade contract Leeds. The scheme worth is £21.5m, this...

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...
Transport for London

Major cycle route upgrade works started by TfL

A new major upgrade for cycle routes covering up to 4.7 km is under progress by Transport for London (TfL) in South West London....
HS2’s first tunneling machine launched

HS2 starts search for £275m control centre builder

HS2 is on the role to assign a specialist contractor to build the high speed rail project’s central control centre and maintenance depot. This...
oil and gas news

Petrol prices to rise in UK after drone attack on Saudi Arabia oil plant

A huge drone attack on the world's largest oil plant in Saudi Arabia could lead a rise in petrol prices in the UK by...
London News

All set for a first ‘rubber road’ in London

Tower Hamlets becomes the first borough in London to make a road created part of the old recycled tyres. Tower Hamlets Council worked with...

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