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Network Rail has been forced to find an additional £2.5bn of funding to pay for the Control Period 5 enhancement programme after a report from its chairman found the original costing to have been “unrealistic and undeliverable”.
The government is set to spend £61bn on capital transport projects and programmes over the next five years, the chancellor has revealed.
The influential public accounts committee has called for a review of the ORR and slammed what it described as Network Rail’s unrealistic plans for Control Period 5.
Network Rail has set a new completion date for a crucial part of the £75m north-western electrification programme that is almost two years later than originally scheduled.
Highways England’s chief has rubbished claims that the management of the UK’s highways is set to be handed over to private firms, calling the idea “nonsense”.
Transport for London has raised concerns over whether the capital’s transport system could cope if a third runway is built at Heathrow, saying it would need an additional £20bn to handle the increase in journeys.
With Highways England’s Roads Investment Strategy kicking in, firms are gearing up to meet the recruitment challenge head on.
Get your business shortlisted and your work could be in front of some of the biggest clients in the sector, from HS2, Tideway and Network Rail to GPE, Hammerson and Land Securities.
As the deadline for submitting PQQs is reached, Jack Simpson takes a look at the relevant experience of the eight joint ventures competing to deliver the UK’s biggest ever infrastructure project.
With Londoners facing a mammoth housing crisis, the need for new homes has never been greater.