Archive for category: Stations

Story Contracting replaces Carillion as platform extension contractor at Edinburgh Waverley station

Edinburgh Waverley station. Photo: georgeclerk.Story said that it has been in discussions with the liquidated company's former employees who were working on the project and are "delighted" that they have agreed to join as direct employees.
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Belfast Central station set for makeover and name change

Photo: Translink.Belfast Central station is set for a facelift and a new name. The station entrance and ticket and retail areas will be improved and the “overall passenger experience” enhanced under new plans revealed by operator Translink. Reflecting the changing dynamics of the surrounding area, the station will be called ‘Lanyon Place’ from September. Announcing the […]
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Texas Central picks Houston location for high-speed station

A rendering of the Houston 'Bullet' train station. Photo: Texas Central.Texas Central has revealed the 45-acre site in Houston on which it hopes to build a high-speed station.
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Firms invited to tender for HS2 station construction contracts

CGI of Old Oak Common.HS2 has confirmed the bidders who have been invited to tender for its two London station construction contracts.
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HS2 reveals station design teams

What Euston station could look like. Photo: Grimshaw.The teams of architects, designers and engineers who will design four stations for HS2 have been revealed. Described by HS2 as the largest new station building programme in the UK since the Victorian age, it will see new stations built in Birmingham city centre, Solihull and London’s Old Oak Common, as well as development work at London Euston. […]
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Work begins at Rotterdam Centraal station in preparation for Eurostar services

Eurostar is poised to launch its new service from London to Amsterdam, via Rotterdam and Brussels, and has plans to extend rail services to Frankfurt, Cologne and Geneva too.
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This is what a high-speed ‘Bullet’ train station could look like in Dallas, Texas

Photo: Texas Central.New renderings have shown how a high-speed "Bullet" train station could change the landscape in the city of Dallas, Texas, the United States.
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Future plans for railways in the Scottish Highlands

A Virgin East Coast HST at Aviemore station.Transport Scotland’s Bill Reeve cannot think of a more exciting time for the railways of the Highlands. His comment was part of his presentation to the annual HITRANS Rail Stakeholder Conference held at Inverness on 29th January.
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CCTV footage taken moments before Milan train crash released

Photo: Corpo Nazionale Vigili Del Fuoco.The video shows the train travelling through Pioltello-Limito station on its way to Porta Garibaldi, with sparks flying as at least one carriage scrapes a platform edge.
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New platforms open at London Bridge station as historic redevelopment nears completion

The final section of London Bridge station's new concourse and its final five platforms have opened for the first time after ten days of Christmas engineering work.
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Amtrak awards development contract for USA’s 8th busiest station

Penn Station Partners (PSP) has been awarded a contract to negotiate a development deal for Baltimore Penn station – and surrounding Amtrak properties – in the United States. The Baltimore-based team is comprised of a number of companies with global expertise – including Network Rail Consulting – who were chosen because of their successful record […]
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