HS2’s ‘super-hub’ Old Oak Common construction site handed over to contractors Balfour Beatty VINCI SYSTRA

Construction of HS2’s West London interchange station, set to be the UK’s largest newly-built railway station, has reached a new milestone as the Station Construction Partner, Balfour Beatty VINCI SYSTRA [...]

August 4th, 2020|News|

Call for UK Government to play its part as Global Centre of Rail Excellence moves closer with business case and initial planning consent

Plans for a world leading rail testing centre in South West Wales have progressed further, with the submission of an Outline Business Case as well as local approval for the [...]

July 31st, 2020|News|

Farewell to the old and in with the new as London Bridge signalling centre closes and £81m signalling scheme hits halfway point in South London

An £81m scheme by Network Rail to renew infrastructure in the Hither Green area of South London has reached halfway and is on track to hand back a much-improved railway [...]

July 31st, 2020|News|

HS2 demonstrates commitment to preserving natural environment by using hi-tech thermal drone to monitor Skylark

Roadbridge, a contractor working on the HS2 project, has successfully adopted thermal drone imaging to monitor Skylarks in order to protect the species, dramatically increase the accuracy of environmental surveys, and [...]

July 28th, 2020|News|

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The July issue of Rail Professional features…

INTERVIEW: Rosie Illingworth

Sam Sherwood-Hale spoke to Rosie Illingworth, Service Leader for Rolling Stock at engineering professional services consultancy WSP, about rolling stock, [...]

INTERVIEW: Colin Bennie

Sam Sherwood-Hale spoke to Colin Bennie, Associate Director at John McAslan + Partners about their work on Bond Street Station [...]