UK: The Swift, Pragmatic & Efficient Enhancement Delivery project to identify ways of reducing infrastructure investment costs and speeding up delivery ‘is a call to arms to cut unnecessary red tape, be bold and purposeful, and empower the railway to be radical in its thinking’, Rail Minister Chris Heaton-Harris told ...
UK: Network Rail has set out details of the Cambridge resignalling, re-lock and re-control project, and is to undertake public consultation during March on proposals for the modernisation of seven level crossings.
UK: Network Rail has awarded specialist company Dronecloud a five-year contract to supply enterprise-level software-as-a-service to manage its fleet of infrastructure monitoring and surveying aerial vehicles.
UK: A public consultation on options for a recast of services around Manchester to improve performance and reliability was announced by the Department for Transport and Transport for the North on January 14.
UK: Final preparations are being made ahead of a nine-day project to push an 11 000 tonne curved concrete box under the East Coast Main Line at Werrington to the north of Peterborough, in what Network Rail says is ‘a first for UK engineering.’