Detailed proposals are to be developed for a £1.5-£1.7bn metro system, including an underground station, linking Cambridge and its surrounding areas.
New advances in self-healing concrete using fungus sporesVideoSubscription
Binghamton University in the United States has used a type of fungus to produce self-healing concrete which could be used to repair and protect ageing infrastructure.
Croydon tram crash prompts safety action planVideoSubscription
A tram safety “action plan” is to be rolled out following the fatal Croydon tram crash in November 2016, which killed seven people and injured 61.
Atkins study finds Bath tram system 'feasible' Subscription
A tram or ultra-light rail system could be introduced in Bath, according to an Atkins feasibility study.
Coventry light rail design deal awardedSubscription
Coventry is a step closer to getting a new mass transit system after the £10.5M design development contract was awarded to the University of Warwick.
Train operating firm Abellio Rail Cymru (ARC) is planning to go ahead with its bid for the Wales and Borders rail franchise despite Carillion’s collapse.
Natural management will be central to the government’s approach to flood defences over the next 25-years, a new report has revealed.
Highways England pushes for better road designSubscription
Highways England is renewing its focus on good road design with the launch of a set of new good design principles.
Carillion has been appointed to a scheme to construct a new 7km dual carriageway in Leeds, which has contracts worth up to £120M.
Bats delay £27M water supply schemeSubscription
Roosting bats have been blamed for delays to Bristol Water’s £27M supply improvement scheme.