Railways have been an important part of our transport infrastructure since the 19th century, and their development has enabled the use of trains as an effective and efficient means of travel.

The high importance of rail transportation and recent investment in the sector means the industry will continue to grow and support the UK economy.

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Key projects across the UK

HS2 Delta Junction to WCML
The two contracts have been awarded to Balfour Beatty’s 50:50 joint venture with VINCI. Balfour Beatty VINCI will deliver Lot N1, valued at c. £1.32 billion, and Lot N2, valued at c. £1.15 billion, between the Long Itchington Wood Green tunnel to the Delta Junction / Birmingham Spur and from the Delta Junction to the West Coast Main Line tie-in respectively, in a two-part design and build contract.

HS2 Brackley to South Portal,

The new high speed rail network in Northamptonshire will travel underground in two new eco-friendly ‘green tunnels’ while three viaducts will be designed to blend into the landscape.

Within Northamptonshire will feature 2.6km of the Greatworth Green Tunnel and 2.4km of Chipping Warden Green Tunnels.
There will be three viaducts constructed at Edgcote, Lower Thorpe and Highfurlong Brook, and a main works compound at Chipping Warden.

The 188 km Crossrail project is being undertaken in order to make it possible for an extra 1.5 million people to commute to London’s main business districts within 45 minutes. Due to open in 2018, the development will boost the capital’s rail capacity by ten per cent.Crossrail will run from Reading in the west and through London to Essex in the east. The project is expected to deliver economic benefits of around £42 billion.

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East West Rail Link 2
East West Rail is a nationally significant railway project which aims to deliver much-needed transport connections for communities between Oxford and Cambridge by upgrading an existing section of railway between Oxford and Bicester Bringing back a section of railway between Bicester and Bletchley, refurbishing existing railway between Bletchley and Bedford and Building brand new railway infrastructure between Bedford and Cambridge.