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Pressure mounts for HS2 to reduce speedSubscription
Pressure is mounting on High Speed 2 (HS2) bosses to cut costs by reducing train speeds.
Government’s call for ideas for privately funded railways will hit the buffers because acceptance criteria keep changing, the boss of the rejected Windsor Link Railway (WLR) scheme has claimed.
TBM arrives at £4.2bn Yorkshire mineVideoSubscription
The first tunnel boring machine (TBM) has arrived at the site for the new £4.2bn Sirius Minerals polyhalite transportation tunnel in north Yorkshire.
Construction Leadership Council (CLC) chair Andy Mitchell has warned the government that a no-deal Brexit could send project costs soaring.
Network Rail has given the green light for its £35bn funding package and spending plan for control period 6 (CP6), which will run for the next five years to 2024.
The $77.3bn (£60.3bn) Californian high speed rail line is being scaled back due to budget constraints, the governor of California has announced.
HS2 cost cutting study revealed Subscription
Details of a study by HS2 project promoter HS2 Ltd into cutting the cost of phase 1 of the rail line between London and Birmingham have been revealed.
Spelthorne Borough Council’s Docklands Light Railway (DLR)-style scheme to give southern rail access into Heathrow airport will also be entered into the government’s light rail initiative, New Civil Engineer can reveal.
Repairs to damaged Forth Road Bridge completeSubscription
The £10M permanent repairs to the Forth Road Bridge are now complete following a major structural failure in 2015.
Developer wanted for Wales transport planSubscription
Transport for Wales (TfW) has launched its search for a partner to develop a £1.5M multi-modal transport tool for South West & Mid Wales.