Monday, September 20, 2021
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Skanska wins Network Rail bridge replacement project

Skanska has been awarded a £52 million contract for the replacement of the SAS13 bridge on the Stechford to Aston (SAS) rail line, paving the way for the new HS2 route.

Protocol agreed to reopen French border to UK arrivals

An agreement to reopen the UK-French border to allow accompanied freight services and some passenger services to resume between the two countries has been reached by the UK and French governments on Tuesday evening (December 22)

Rail workers receive PETA award for rescuing injured swan

Two railway workers have been recognised for their efforts in saving an injured swan who had been hit by a train.

In The News | 23rd December 2020 | Latest Rail News

The latest rail news on Wednesday, 23rd December 2020

Council leaders urge Government to back HS2 Eastern Leg in response to NIC report

Chesterfield Borough Council has released a response to the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC)’s recently published report that has recommended scaling back HS2’s Eastern Leg in favour of regional rail link development.

Transport for Wales introduce innovative new face coverings to promote inclusion on our network

Front line workers across Transport for Wales' network are being provided with innovative new face coverings with a transparent window so customers can see what they are saying.

Scottish Government to extend EMAs and lower than average increase in rail fares

The Scottish Government has announced plans to extend the current Emergency Measures Agreements (EMAs) for the ScotRail and Caledonian Sleeper franchises and also confirmed that the 2021 increase in rail fares will be deferred to March, with a lower average increase in Scotland than elsewhere.

Bombardier signs landmark deal to fit digital signalling to ELECTROSTAR trains

Global mobility solution provider Bombardier Transportation has announced that it has signed a framework agreement with Porterbrook, the UK rolling stock company, to fit digital onboard signalling to BOMBARDIER ELECTROSTAR trains in the UK.

HS2 shortlists Track Systems and Tunnel and Lineside M&E suppliers

HS2 today shortlisted bidders for its Track Systems and for Tunnel and Lineside Mechanical and Electrical (M&E) systems.

Inverness Airport station planning application lands

Network Rail has submitted a planning application to Highland Council for a new railway station at Inverness Airport.


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