Legislation to allow land purchases and early works for £42bn High Speed 2 scheme moves a step closer to Royal Assent
Government consults on plans to turn road operating body into a government-owned company; plus fears expressed over government’s capability to handle large transport projectstra
Outgoing High Speed 2 (HS2) Ltd chairman Doug Oakervee has hit out against the economic models currently being used to decide the fate of the £42.6bn rail link.
Hinkley promises major local employment boostSubscription
More than 5,000 construction workers are expected to be on site when work on Hinkley Point C reaches its peak.
Incoming HS2 Ltd chairman David Higgins has said consideration should be given to bringing forward construction of the northern section of the £50bn mega project.
NCE Live News Updates Friday 18 October: Busy weekend ahead for derailment clean-up crewSubscription
Non-stop work to continue following derailment in North London
Contract will involve replacing a bridge over the West Coast Main Line
SES Contracting has begun repairs to a tunnel that collapsed beneath homes in Liverpool.
Materials producers said this week that government figures showing a dip in infrastructure output in August are “a major concern”.
MPs call for carbon emissions capSubscription
MPs have called for a carbon emissions cap for energy firms to be added to the Energy Bill.