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

Sir Peter Hendy chairman Network Rail

Network Rail CP5 to cost £41bn after £2.5bn cost hike

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”.

Crossrail Patrick McLoughlin at TBM Elizabeth breakthrough event at Canary Wharf May 2013

Government pledges £61bn in capital transport spend

The government is set to spend £61bn on capital transport projects and programmes over the next five years, the chancellor has revealed.

Network Rail London Bridge August Bank Holiday works

MPs slam Network Rail planning and budget failures and order ORR review

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.

Generic rail railway track infrastructure

Preston-Blackpool electrification put back a year

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.

Jim O Sullivan chief highways england

Privatisation talks ‘nonsense’, says Highways England chief

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”.

Heathrow's third runway by night

TfL claims extra £20bn needed to cope with Heathrow third runway

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.

Heysham to M6 Link Road Costain Tarmac

Roads recruitment continues apace as investment grows

With Highways England’s Roads Investment Strategy kicking in, firms are gearing up to meet the recruitment challenge head on.

CN Awards 2016 logo with background

CN Awards 2016 judges' profiles: Clients

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.

HS2 JV mash-up

HS2: How the rival JVs compare

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.

Tom Copley Labour Londonwide Assembly Member and London Assembly Labour Group housing spokesperson

Balancing act: TfL must secure income streams while acting in public's interest

With Londoners facing a mammoth housing crisis, the need for new homes has never been greater.

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