Bosses behind the proposed Heathrow Southern Rail (HSR) link have expressed concerns over the impact the government’s rail review will have on the scheme.
Delays to the North West Electrification Programme (NWEP) and the Thameslink rail programmes are to blame for the timetabling fiasco which occurred in May this year, according to a report by regulator the Office of Rail and Road (ORR).
Barhale wins more work on TidewaySubscription
Barhale has won a £9M civil engineering contract for the Thames Tideway Tunnel sewer project.
Consultant Arup has warned that the world’s 100 largest cities are at risk of running out of water.
Kier profits silence doubters Subscription
Kier has announced a full year pretax profit increase of 9% for the year to June 2018, quashing uncomplimentary comparisons to Carillion in the process.
Grayling orders ‘root and branch’ rail review Subscription
Transport secretary Chris Grayling has launched a “root and branch” review into the country’s railways.
Exclusive | London Bridge dug up to tackle leaksSubscription
The recently-overhauled London Bridge station is being dug up after water was found to be leaking though to the concourse area.
The contractors which designed and built the Florida International University (FIU) bridge have been fined for serious safety violations.
Innovative firms bag awards at TechFest Subscription
The industry’s top innovators have been celebrated at New Civil Engineer’s TechFest.
Motts and Moxon unveil HS2-ready OLS system Subscription
Mott MacDonald and Moxon have teamed up to produce a “cost effective and low maintenance” overhead line equipment structure (OLS) designed to be less “bulky and visibly obtrusive” than existing systems.
Jacobs has won the contract to lead the transformation of Edinburgh city centre.
Toshiba has reportedly opened up talks with Canada’s Brookfield Asset Management to broker a deal for its Cumbrian nuclear plant NuGen.
Balfour Beatty is teaming up with industry best practice body Constructing Excellence to create an initiative to get more women in construction to director level and beyond.
Claims that a 44t lorry travelling across the Polcevera Viaduct triggered its collapse have been queried by British engineering experts.
New bridge form mooted for Europe-Africa crossing Subscription
A recently identified bridge form could enable a crossing between Europe and Africa, according to a study by leading bridge experts.
UK and Australian rail associations join forces Subscription
The UK Railway Industry Association (RIA) has formed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with its Australian counterpart.
Five rail companies have been shortlisted for a £360M contract to build and maintain rolling stock for the Tyne and Wear metro.
The first set of safety requirements and guidelines for hyperloop have been drawn up.
Suppliers sought for Very Light Rail system Subscription
The University of Warwick has launched its search for suppliers to develop a Very Light Rail (VLR) system in Coventry.
37 firms to compete for Heathrow expansion roleSubscription
Some 37 companies are still in the running to become Heathrow expansion innovation partners.