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 VentureFind out more
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…Find out more
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…Find out more
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…Find out more
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…Find out more
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…Find out more
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…Find out more