Katherine Smale's stories
Quarter of HS2 staff paid over £100KSubscription
One in four of High Speed 2 (HS2) employees are paid over £100,000, according to a Freedom of Information request.
169-year-old Scottish bridge set for demolitionSubscription
Aberdeenshire Council has had to immediately close a 169-year-old road bridge due to “significant” structural defects, which poses a “danger” to the rail line beneath it.
Plans to expand Doncaster Sheffield Airport have been backed by 90% of the public.
Race on for £1.8bn East Coast Main Line contractSubscription
Network Rail is on the hunt for a single supplier to deliver a £1.8bn digital train control system on the East Coast Main Line (ECML) route.
Amey lands key HS2 power contractSubscription
Amey has won a key contract to design and construct the power supply for part of the new High Speed 2 (HS2) line.
NIC chair claims HS2 needs £43bn extra funding Subscription
Transport projects around the country need an additional £43bn more funding by 2040 to be able to realise the benefits of High Speed 2 (HS2), National Infrastructure Commission chair Sir John Armitt has said.
DfT commits third of its procurement spend to SMEs Subscription
One third of the Department for Transport’s (DfT) procurement spending is to be committed towards small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in a bid to “level the playing field”.
The conversion of two abandoned railway tunnels in Wales into cycling tunnels has received a £250,000 boost from the Welsh Government.
Network Rail has lost its battle with a local council to demolish a grade II listed bridge which could have serious knock-on effects for the speed of new electrified trains on the Great Western Main Line.
'Progress' made on HS2 transport hub Subscription
“Strong progress” is starting to be made on Crewe’s transport hub, according to the Cheshire East Council boss.