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TfL reviewing 1,800 engineering rolesSubscription
Up to 1,799 engineering jobs at Transport for London (TfL) are under threat as part of the body’s continuing cost-cutting drive, New Civil Engineer has learned.
The proposed Dublin Metro, a second runway at Dublin airport and plans for a cross-Ireland high speed rail link are all in line for a share of the Irish government’s €116bn (£103bn) 10-year infrastructure fund.
Six working groups informing the next stage of the Hackitt review will start examining evidence next week, New Civil Engineer understands.
The government could be in line for a lengthy legal battle with Transport for London (TfL) over the non-disclosure of information about future traffic levels for the Heathrow expansion, a senior director at the transport body has warned.
Transport for London (TfL) has admitted that the cost of buying land for its Crossrail 2 project could escalate because of a lack of “safeguarding” on the proposed route for the cross-London line.
Transport for London (TfL) has been told it must stop napping, “wake up” and start preparing for the arrival of connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs).
Engineers urge ICE charter updateSubscription
Civil engineers want to modernise the Institution of Civil Engineers’ (ICE) charter to reflect the environmental challenges facing the profession.
Grenfell | Inquiry seeks two extra assessorsSubscription
The public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire is looking to appoint a further two assessors, one of whom will be tasked with reviewing design and build issues at the tower.
Expanding Bank Tube stationSubscription
Cramped sites and complex underground work characterise the project to expand Bank Tube station in the City of London.
Transport for London’s (TfL) expected £1bn operating deficit has been labelled “not sustainable” ahead of a meeting about the future of the capital’s transport tomorrow.