Archive for category: Infrastructure

Amtrak announces ‘aggressive’ plan for 2012

With ‘demand for intercity passenger rail services on the rise as demonstrated by yet another year of record ridership, Amtrak is moving forward with an aggressive agenda for 2012 and building for the future while strengthening current services&#...
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Amtrak announces ‘aggressive’ plan for 2012

With ‘demand for intercity passenger rail services on the rise as demonstrated by yet another year of record ridership, Amtrak is moving forward with an aggressive agenda for 2012 and building for the future while strengthening current services&#...
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The dismantling plan

There was genuine dismay in parts of the North-East when Auf Wiedersehen, Pet re-emerged from TV oblivion in 2002. Not because of Jimmy Nail’s singing (second only to Dennis Waterman’s) or the infliction of Tim Spall’s pantomime Brummie accent. N...
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The dismantling plan

There was genuine dismay in parts of the North-East when Auf Wiedersehen, Pet re-emerged from TV oblivion in 2002. Not because of Jimmy Nail’s singing (second only to Dennis Waterman’s) or the infliction of Tim Spall’s pantomime Brummie accent. N...
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South Wales coal trade gets green with trains

An eight-miles long disused freight line at Cwmgrach has been brought back into use to enable coal produced by Unity Mine to be transported by freight trains to Aberthaw. This successful initiative owes to a collaboration between Network Rail and DB Sc...
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Rail line to be ‘renewed’ in Senegal, Western Africa

According to Senegal Press Agency (APS), the state of Senegal is to renew its railway network between Dakara and Thies (the country’s second largest urban area) by 2014. The work will be financed by the World Bank, the West African Development Bank (...
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Balfour Beatty to reconstruct bridges in GN/GE upgrade scheme

Balfour Beatty Regional Civil Engineering (BBRCE) has been awarded a £9 million contract for works on the GN/GE Upgrade Scheme Packages B and C by Network Rail. The design and construct contract requires the reconstruction of 18 overbridges on the GN/...
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Balfour Beatty to reconstruct bridges in GN/GE upgrade scheme

Balfour Beatty Regional Civil Engineering (BBRCE) has been awarded a £9 million contract for works on the GN/GE Upgrade Scheme Packages B and C by Network Rail. The design and construct contract requires the reconstruction of 18 overbridges on the GN/...
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Blackfriars Rail Bridge back in Business

This article is being written on an auspicious day for Network Rail’s project at Blackfriars. Today, 5 December 2011, the new South entrance of Blackfriars station opened to the public for the first time, making the station the first new one on the S...
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Blackfriars Rail Bridge back in Business

This article is being written on an auspicious day for Network Rail’s project at Blackfriars. Today, 5 December 2011, the new South entrance of Blackfriars station opened to the public for the first time, making the station the first new one on the S...
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