In another landmark on Network Rail’s journey to providing a better and greener railway for all, Britain’s rail infrastructure operator has joined railway organisations from around the world in signing the International Union of Railways (UIC) Climate Declaration. The UIC Climate Declaration sets out a pledge for members to communicate […]

This World Engineering Day we look back at six times we witnessed amazing feats of engineering around Britain’s railway. Watch this video for more: 1 – Farnworth tunnel breakthrough What does digging through a tunnel look like? Well, in 2015, Britain’s biggest tunnel-boring machine broke through the Farnworth Tunnel in Bolton. The […]

UK state rail operator Network Rail intends to build a new rail tunnel on the Great North Great Eastern (Great North Great Eastern, between London and Edinburgh). This will allow freight trains not to interfere with the movement of high-speed passenger trains. According to a press release on the official […]

Network Rail has this week announced the award of its multi-discipline and single-discipline regional framework contracts whereby engineering and professional services consultancy, WSP, has been successful across the board. The framework, worth an estimated £400m, covers all design disciplines and will run for the next five years of CP6, which […]

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