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VolkerRail - Articles and news items

VolkerRail invests in steel mast manipulator technology for NWEP3 project

Rail industry news / 28 April 2017 /

VolkerRail has invested in the latest steel mast manipulator technology for the North West Electrification Programme.

New overhead line facility opens in Crewe

Rail industry news / 7 April 2017 /

An innovative approach to overhead line fabrication has led to the opening of a third fabrication facility in Crewe.

Work starts on North West Electrification Project

Rail industry news / 14 March 2017 /

VolkerRail and Network Rail has begun upgrading the railway between Preston and Blackpool as part of the £1 billion Great North Rail Project.

Whitepaper: From feasible to profitable planning – Learn how the world’s leading rail infrastructure contractors are turning planning into a profit engine

Whitepapers / 27 October 2016 /

Feasibility shouldn’t be the only yardstick of a successful rail plan. Rail infrastructure companies must align every element of their planning to shift from merely feasible plans to profitable plans…

First project on Network Rail Panel Framework complete

Rail industry news / 17 September 2015 /

The first rail systems enhancement project, part of the Network Rail Panel Framework, has been completed increasing line capacity between Manchester and Blackburn.

Commissioning work begins on Network Rail’s CP5 Framework

Rail industry news / 5 August 2015 /

Work has begun on Bolton to Blackburn capacity enhancement project part of the construction and commissioning phase of Network Rail’s CP5 Framework.

First stage of £250 million Stafford rail improvements begin

Rail industry news / 17 April 2013 /

Work has started on the first phase of a £250 million programme…

Rail industry adopts pure construction alliance for Stafford

Rail industry news / 25 February 2013 /

Network Rail, Atkins, Laing O’Rourke and VolkerRail have formed the industry’s first ‘pure construction alliance’…

Network Rail awards Acton contract to VolkerWessels UK

Rail industry news / 12 July 2012 /

Network Rail has awarded VolkerRail, a £15.5m contract for works at Acton freight yard…