Projects associated with tunnels, bridges, cuttings and underground stations are included in this section.

Demonstrating meticulous attention to detail on its Holborn London Crossrail project – Costain Skanska Joint Venture

Published 11 April 2018 | Written by Content Writer

Demonstrating meticulous attention to detail on its Holborn London Crossrail project – Costain Skanska Joint Venture

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Taking exceptional consideration over London’s Victoria Station upgrade – Taylor Woodrow and BAM Nuttall JV

Published 22 November 2017 | Written by Content Writer

Taylor Woodrow BAM Nuttall Joint Venture’s project to modernise and improve London Underground’s Victoria station has been praised for its exceptional practice. This project is delivering an upgrade that will relieve congestion, improve access, and extend the station’s life by approximately 75 years. Explaining this exciting project, Community Liaison Manager Rebecca Major said: “The project is located at the centre…

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Building lasting bridges with the community – Osborne

Published 11 March 2016 | Written by Content Writer

Osborne – one of the leading family-owned building construction businesses in the UK – has spoken of its successful £10m Leigh Road Bridge project. Its construction of a replacement bridge over a mainline railway, and creation of a new road layout, was praised for exceptionally considerate construction. The Leigh Road Bridge project was officially opened in September 2015 and is…

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Co-ordinating efforts to deliver best practice: The Staffordshire Alliance

Published 6 January 2016 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator

The Staffordshire Alliance – a partnership between Network Rail, Atkins, Laing O’Rourke and Volker Rail has embarked upon a re-signalling project for the West Coast mainline. The Stafford Area Improvements Programme is a £250 million scheme to remove a major bottleneck on the busy West Coast mainline. The project comprised of three significant areas; line speed improvements between Crewe and…

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Demonstrating a track record as a considerate railway contractor – Balfour Beatty Rail Projects Ltd

Published 28 October 2015 | Written by CCS Best Practice Hub Administrator

Balfour Beatty Rail Projects Ltd have embarked upon an infrastructure project to upgrade the track and platforms along a 12 mile stretch of the Network Rail line between West Drayton in Middlesex and Maidenhead in Berkshire. The project to the ‘west outer’ track infrastructure included the detailed design, installation and commissioning of new upgraded tracks and track lowering under a…

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Extending the world’s oldest cast iron railway bridge – BAM Nuttall Ltd

Published 19 August 2015 | Written by Jack Endean

BAM Nuttall are restoring Bridge 184 on the East Coast mainline – a unique structure encompassing eight interlinked working bridges, with one dating back to 1870. The original scope of the work was to carry out survey and design works for Network Rail on two of the eight structures making up the bridge. However, the original brief expanded into a much…

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Enjoying a solid track record as considerate constructors – BAM Ferrovial Kier Joint Venture on Crossrail

Published 28 May 2015 | Written by Jack Endean

On a site occupying three brownfield sites, the Farringdon Station Crossrail expansion involves the construction of two railway tunnels running 6.4km in length connecting Farringdon to Royal Oak; the point at which the existing Network Rail services enter the tunnels under central London. This joint venture from (BFK) to construct access tunnels, platforms and ticket halls at the Farringdon Station Crossrail…

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