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Network Rail has announced that Story Contracting has won a framework contract to deliver up to £135 million of renewal and enhancement projects in Scotland over the next five years. Glasgow-based Story Scotland (a division of Story Contracting) will help Network Rail complete a wide range of

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The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has set out its final determination on Network Rail’s £4 billion plans to make Scotland’s railway more reliable. Covering maintenance and renewal along with improved daily operations, the plans will run for five years from 1 April 2019, known as Co

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The redevelopment of Glasgow Queen Street station reached another major milestone as the project team completed all of the demolition work needed to start building a bigger and brighter transport hub. Since January, the demolition team has worked more than 26,000 hours to safely remove over 14,000 t

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Work is now underway on a 12-month programme at Aberdeen station to deliver a £9 million investment to upgrade and replace the glass roof. Existing glass panels, which are prone to cracking and discolouration, will be replaced with modern light-weight polycarbonate glazing and a new roof access sys

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A Fife company which manufactures steel foundation piles and overhead structures has ceased trading with immediate effect. Pipe & Piling Supplies Ltd has gone into administration after a key contract with Network Rail was delayed causing a cashflow crisis at the company.

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Construction is underway on the new Robroyston railway station. Located between Stepps and Springburn on the Glasgow to Cumbernauld line, the new station will serve the development of 1,600 homes in the area around the site.

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An exclusion zone has been set up around Ayr station after contractors found crumbling and exposed roof areas at the former Station Hotel next door. Trains has been delayed and cancelled at the station as a result.

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Edinburgh Waverley station. Image: Network Rail Network Rail has unveiled an internationally recognised team of engineers, architects and urban planners it has appointed to help shape the long term future of Edinburgh’s Waverley Station.

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Network Rail has released new computer generated images revealing Glasgow Queen Street’s bigger and brighter interior following its £120 million redevelopment due to complete in Spring 2020. As Scotland’s third busiest station, Glasgow Queen Street is being transformed to create more space for

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The decision by Network Rail to mandate 28-day payments to its supply chain and the introduction of Project Bank Accounts (PBAs) have been welcomed by the Specialist Engineering Contractors’ Group (SEC Group). The trade body said it was “encouraging” to see Network Rail take the next steps in

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Network Rail has awarded Bam Nuttall a contract for upgrade works to the Highland mainline – to help reduce journey times for customers. The £10 million deal is part of an overall £57m Scottish Government-funded investment in the line linking Inverness and the Central Belt.

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A new Masterplan is to be developed to outline a long term vision Edinburgh’s Waverley Station. The Waverley Masterplan will consider the future growth anticipated at the station, the impact of city centre developments on how people use it and how it can play its part in the continued success of S

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Another £80 million is set to be invested into new plans being taken forward for the regeneration of Queen Street Station in Glasgow. Working in partnership with various stakeholders, Scottish Ministers have decided to progress a greatly enhanced development at the North Hanover Street car park sit

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Network Rail has started searching for firms to help deliver up to £5 billion of track works across the UK over the next 10 years. The company will launch a pre-qualification period for the tender in May to let the next generation of track infrastructure contracts. Three alliances will cover the fo

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Engineers have begun demolishing Consort House as redundant buildings in front of Glasgow Queen Street make way for the new-look station Demolition works are underway at Glasgow Queen Street to create space for the new railway station.

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