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HS2 News

GREEN LIGHT FOR HS2’S SMALL DEAN VIADUCT

A key viaduct that will take HS2 trains across the A413 and local rail lines south of Wendover has been given the green light by Buckinghamshire Council.

HS2 News

HS2 CELEBRATES AS LONGEST TUNNELS REACH HALFWAY POINT UNDER THE CHILTERNS

Two giant tunnelling machines – named ‘Florence’ and ‘Cecilia’ – pass halfway mark during excavation of the 10 mile long Chiltern tunnels. 1.3 million cubic metres of material – enough to fill more than 500 Olympic sized swimming pools – excavated during first 5 miles.

MEDIAWORLD

Australian-first technology set to transform the Bankstown Line

Sydney Metro has awarded a contract that will see new mechanical gap filler technology installed at stations between Marrickville and Bankstown as part of the Sydney Metro City & Southwest project.

SKODA News

Škoda trams celebrate their 25th birthday

Even after 140 years of existence, electric trams are still very popular all over the world and demand for them is increasing due to the trend towards green technologies.

Volker Rail News

Transpennine Route Upgrade’s first electric wires now in place to power greener journeys

The TRU East Alliance of Network Rail, VolkerRail, J. Murphy and Sons, Siemens and Systra, has now installed 37 miles of overhead wire and nine miles of earth wires, along a six mile four-track stretch of line on the East Coast Main Line, as part of the multi-billion-pound Transpennine Route Upgrade.

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