London Euston station. Credit: Berm Teerawat.

HS2 preparation work to take place at Euston station

Passengers have been warned to avoid travelling into Euston station across the August bank holiday as vital HS2 work takes place.
Credit: Amtrak.

Amtrak continues upgrade work at New York’s Penn station

Engineers have continued upgrade work at New York's Penn station to improve the reliability of services. Station owner Amtrak said that 125ft of track and around 600 railway sleepers on a number of tracks have...
What the new Hjärup station could look like. Credit: Trafikverket.

Swedish-Spanish consortium awarded Southern Main Line expansion contract

Trafikverket has awarded a contract worth SEK 2 billion to construction firms NCC and OHL to expand Sweden's Southern Main Line. The project will see the railway between Flackarp and Arlöv, which sits on the...

Completion of Glasgow Queen Street station redevelopment moved back to 2020

Network Rail has said a major redevelopment of Glasgow Queen Street station won't now be completed until spring 2020. Work is due to begin on August 6, with sections of the station closed off to...

Shortlists announced for HS2 stations contracts

HS2 has named the companies in the running for the project's station design and redevelopment contracts. Arup, Mott MacDonald, WSP, Arcadis and a Jacobs/BuroHappold/Idom joint venture have been shortlist for the contract to produce the...
Credit: Empire State Development.

Construction of Moynihan station to go ahead after $1.6bn deal struck

Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced that construction will begin on New York's new Moynihan station following the closure of a deal for the Pennsylvania Station-Farley Complex redevelopment. The agreement between financiers Empire State Development and...
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Birmingham City Council approve HS2 plans to develop Curzon Street station

The historic Old Curzon Street station is set to be brought back to life after the city council approved plans to develop the site. HS2 and Atkins will now be able to make alterations to...

DSTA supplies passenger information displays for new AVE high-speed train station in Valencia

December 2010 marked the public inauguration of the high-speed train line connecting Madrid with Valencia, whereby commuters will be able to complete the journey in fewer than 95min. DSTA has successfully ...
Curzon Street station. Credit: Bs0u10e01/ Wikimedia.

HS2 submits proposal to develop Birmingham’s Curzon Street station

The historic Old Curzon Street station in Birmingham could be brought back to life. HS2 - with the help of Atkins - has submitted a proposal to Birmingham City Council to make alterations to the Grade...

HS2 appoints design and construction team for Toton hub station

Architects from Weston Williamson + Partners (WWP) and engineers from Aecom have been awarded the contract to design and build the East Midlands hub station at Toton. WWP is already involved in the design of the HS2 stations...

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