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BRITISH infrastructure manager Network Rail announced on January 12 that it has awarded Carillion Powerlines a £49m contract to electrify the Shotts line between Holytown Junction, east of Glasgow, and…
BRITISH infrastructure manager Network Rail (NR) successfully completed £100m of infrastructure upgrade work comprising 200 projects over the Christmas period, with a team of 24,000 accumulating 600,000 hours of work…
THE first class 707 Desiro City suburban EMU being built by Siemens for South West Trains (SWT) has arrived in London. Testing of the first two five-car trains will begin…
A second rail link between London and Oxford was completed on December 11 with the start of a new 30-minute-interval service operated by Chiltern Railways.
BRITAIN’s secretary of state for transport, Mr Chris Grayling, has announced changes to the way the railway is run in England which he says will improve the reliability of rail…
A combination of poor project management and overengineering which had led to delays and soaring costs on a major British electrification project will seriously undermine the prospects for future main…
 THE cost of modernising Britain’s Great Western Main Line (GWML) has risen by £2.1bn more than originally planned in 2013 to £5.58bn, according to a damning report published by the…
SCOTLAND’s transport minister Mr Humza Yousef has called for Network Rail (NR) to fully transfer all responsibilities for infrastructure investment to its Scotland route following an independent review of corporate…
AS part of its continuing devolution strategy, British infrastructure manager Network Rail (NR) has announced a major management restructuring, which includes creating a new managing director for its northern portfolio…
NETWORK Rail announced on August 11 that it has awarded a contract to Siemens Rail Automation for the design, construction, testing and commissioning of the Port Talbot West Phase 1…
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