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BAM and Polypipe sign solus supply deal

Railway infrastructure contractor BAM Nuttall has signed a solus agreement with Polypipe for the supply of drainage products to its infrastructure and building projects in the UK. The agreement, which also includes...

Are we nearly there yet?

Gypsy Patch Lane underbridge, between Bristol and South Wales on the Great Western Main Line, is a crucial link between the Cribbs Causeway Regional Retail Centre, Bristol Parkway station and Bristol City centre. Originally a narrow...

Anderton Concrete experiences increasing demand for offsite manufacturing

The use of offsite manufacturing is a growing trend in railway infrastructure engineering, as it leads to improved quality and reduced time on site. As a result,...

Grade II listed footbridge reopens at Prudhoe station

The Grade II listed footbridge at Prudhoe station has been opened for passengers after a major project to strengthen, clean and repaint it.  Work began on the £500,000 refurbishment to restore the...

Moving a signal box overnight

A disused signal box in Lowdham, Nottinghamshire, has been moved to a new location just 100 metres from its original location, so it can be restored and eventually opened to the public. The structure,...

New platform roofs for St Denys

Work has begun at St Denys station in Southampton to refurbish the platform canopies which, due to the age and condition of the timber structure, often leak. The age of the structure...

British Steel to launch major R&D programme with the University of Sheffield

British Steel is to collaborate with the University of Sheffield to further improve its rail testing - ensuring the very highest quality of steel is used to build rail infrastructure, saving money for the industry and...

Darlington bridges restored as historic archive images released

Two historic railway bridges on Yarm Road in Darlington have been restored by Network Rail as part of a £60,000 investment. The bridges, which were built in 1932, have...

RAIB releases report into fatal accident at Margam

The Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) has issued its report into the fatal accident at Margam on 3 July 2019 in which two track workers were killed. The accident occurred at around 09:52 on...

Park and ride expansion for Manchester Metrolink

Planning applications aimed at increasing the park and ride provision at Radcliffe and Whitefield tram stops on Manchester Metrolink have been approved by members of Bury Council’s Planning Committee.  The number of parking spaces...

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£1.2 million facelift for Burgess Hill station

Two 50-metre canopies over the platforms at Burgess Hill station have been replaced by Network Rail,...

BAM and Polypipe sign solus supply deal

Railway infrastructure contractor BAM Nuttall has signed a solus agreement with Polypipe for the supply of drainage products to its infrastructure...

Italy orders hydrogen trains from Alstom

FNM (Ferrovie Nord Milano), the main transport and mobility group in the Italian region of Lombardy, has ordered six hydrogen fuel...

Greater Anglia puts new trains into passenger service

Greater Anglia ran its new Bombardier Class 720 trains in passenger service for the first time on Thursday 26 November 2020.

Stadler signs collaboration agreement with Newcastle University

Train manufacturer Stadler and Newcastle University have agreed to work together on a variety of projects, signing a ‘memorandum of understanding’ to...