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Final phase of the Borders rail project

The Borders rail project is entering the final phase of construction with the installation of rail now underway.

Published on 22 October 2014

Oldfield Road bridge in Salford is temporarily closed

We're rebuilding Oldfield Road railway bridge in Salford so we can install overhead power lines as part of the electrification of the railway line between Manchester and Preston via Bolton.

Published on 21 October 2014

A ground-breaking green initiative to reduce Birmingham New Street’s carbon footprint is underway

We're joining forces with Birmingham City Council, Cofely and sustainability consultants, Anthesis-SecondNature, to deliver a project which will see 1.5km district heating pipework installed across the station and in the city centre so that excess heat produced by a new combined heat and power unit can be exported to the Birmingham District Energy Scheme.

Published on 21 October 2014

HRH The Princess Royal opens the upgraded Swindon to Kemble line

The project to redouble the line was completed in August 2014 and involved our ‘orange army’ installing approximately 215,000 tonnes of ballast, 60,000 metres of rail and 70,000 new sleepers to reinstate the second line, removed in 1968, between Swindon and Kemble.

Published on 20 October 2014

Redeveloping Ystrad Mynach station, Caerphilly

Ystrad Mynach station is being regenerated as part of the £24m Wales Station Improvement Scheme, part of a £39m programme to improve rail stations across Wales.

Published on 20 October 2014