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Transport

All the latest construction news from the transportation sector from Construction News

Capita HS2 High Speed 2

HS2 work set for 2018 start despite CPA forecast

Exclusive: High Speed 2 has insisted that civils work on the £42.6bn rail programme will start on time in 2018 despite an industry forecast that it would be delayed by at least two years.

Generic rail track railway trains infrastructure

Balfour Beatty pulls out of £75m Network Rail contract

Balfour Beatty has pulled out of a £75m electrification project for Network Rail after it said it would be unable to complete the work “on time and to budget”.

Jeremy Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn calls for 'people's railway'

Labour leadership frontrunner Jeremy Corbyn has published plans to renationalise the UK’s railway.

Capita HS2 High Speed 2

Exclusive: Spanish JV completes HS2 bidders list

Exclusive: Spanish infrastructure specialist Acciona has joined John Sisk and Lagan Construction Group in a joint venture that completes the list of firms competing for HS2 civils contracts.

Jim O'Sullivan

Watch: Q&A with Highways England's new CEO

Highways England CEO Jim O’Sullivan talks to CN.

Still from Network Rail Easter 2015 works timelapse video

Network Rail fined £2m for licence breach

Network Rail will have to pay £2m after the rail watchdog found it in breach of its licence agreement.

David Leam director of infrastructure policy London First

Want London’s top transport job? Here’s your agenda

With Sir Peter Hendy’s appointment as chair of Network Rail, one of the plum jobs in transport comes onto the market for the first time in almost a decade.

Jim O'Sullivan CEO Highways England

Interview: Highways England CEO on retaining tier ones, tolled roads and spending plans

New Highways England CEO Jim O’Sullivan explains what he expects from contractors and the government and why the client won’t fall into the same traps as Network Rail.

The scheme includes 4.5 km of new highway and six new bridges including two over railway lines

Mott MacDonald connects with Doncaster airport

Innovative bridge design and construction methods are helping to unlock Yorkshire’s economy.

Robert Meakin, partner, Clyde and Co

Road investment: a developing strategy

Robert Meakin explains the evolving funding structure that will deliver roads up to 2020 and beyond.

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