Katherine Smale's stories
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.
Leaders across the north of England have called on the government to bring forward the delivery of Northern Powerhouse Rail (NPR) and “significantly” increase funding to £100bn by 2050.
The cost of refurbishing the beleaguered pedestrian and cycle tunnels under the Tyne River in Newcastle has more than doubled since it closed for renovation in 2013.
Jacobs has been called in to to carry out an independent review of the proposed Upper Orwell Crossings in Ipswich, after the council put the brakes on the £95M project.
Watchdog praises Queensferry Crossing despite delays Subscription
The new Queensferry Crossing in Scotland has been praised for its “sound approach to procurement” and “robust project planning” by public scrutiny body Audit Scotland.
A landmark deal has been struck by all four Channel Tunnel Rail Link track operators to collectively rollout a digital signalling upgrade, potentially saving millions of pounds.
Network Rail has submitted its final East-West Rail phase 2 proposals to the Department for Transport which could see work on the new line start next year.
Dismantling of Essex nuclear plant to beginSubscription
The former Bradwell nuclear site in Essex is entering into the next phase of decommissioning as it hit a milestone to remove the last of its radioactive waste.
WSP wins job on £104M smart motorway schemeSubscription
WSP has been appointed as design partner to support a Bam Nuttall, Morgan Sindall joint venture (bmJV) on the M62 J10 to J12 smart motorway scheme.