In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and concerns about the impact on the cash flow within the construction industry, HS2 supplier payment runs have been accelerated to ensure that they are being made in a timely manner.
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Engineering works at South Western Railway’s (SWR) flagship ￡60 million Feltham depot have entered the next major phase ahead of the Class 701 train roll-out.
After 15 successful years, Jeremy Long has announced he is to retire as CEO – European Business at MTR on 30 September 2020.
The next stage of Gatwick Airport's ￡150 million station transformation will soon begin, thanks to innovative ways of working within COVID-19 social distancing safeguards.
Rolling stock manufacturer, Stadler, said on 7 May 2020 that its IT network has been attacked with malware in an attempt to "extort a large amount of money" and to threaten the company with "a potential publication of data".
The construction of the high-speed rail line in Texas by Webuild, formerly Salini Impregilo, took a step closer to beginning with a ruling by the 13th Court of Appeals of Texas in favour of Texas Central, the project’s developer.
The Australasian Railway Association (ARA) has welcomed the Federal Government’s announcement that an industry oversight group is to be established to lead the development and implementation of a state-of-the-art train management system.
HS2 Ltd, the company behind delivering the UK's new high-speed rail network, is the only company in the UK to have achieved a Gold Standard rating in all four categories of the Clear Assured best practice benchmark.
Independent watchdog Transport Focus is calling for reassurances for passengers as 62 per cent say they wouldn’t feel comfortable using public transport unless social distancing is in place.
The FTA and the Rail Freight Group (RFG) have praised the role of rail in supporting the public, logistics industry and wider UK economy as it steps up to deliver essential items across the nation during the COVID-19 pandemic.
British open-access train operator, Grand Central, will use findings from the survey as it looks to shape a return to services following an initial two month ‘hibernation’ period which bosses will review during May 2020.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has announced more than $22 million in grant funding to three projects that collectively span eight states.
This new classification will improve the rail sector’s global culture of quality, benefiting both the whole supply chain and the performance of individual rail businesses.
HS2’s new Interchange station has become the first railway station in the world to achieve the BREEAM ‘Outstanding’ certification, a top award for environmentally-friendly design.
Greater Anglia has invested in the use of special 'fogging guns' to help keep trains and stations clean during the current coronavirus pandemic.