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Tyne and Wear Metro

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The Newcastle transport authority Nexus had made replacement of the aging fleet of trains which currently provide rail services for the Tyne and Wear metro, a priority. The original pre-qualified bidders for supply and maintenance of the trains were invited to submit their bids and did so in early Spring 2019. Geoff Miles provided specialist […]

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Costain Skanska Joint Venture

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Costain Skanska Joint Venture (CSJV) were contracted to HS2 Ltd, the company set up to build the new high speed rail link between London, Birmingham and cities further north. The CSJV contract was to carry out enabling works to land between the proposed London terminal at Euston, and the M25 motorway some 22 miles to […]

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London Underground Deep Tube Modernisation Programme

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London Underground (LU) had been carrying out a major upgrade programme of its sub-surface lines (Hammersmith and City, District, Metropolitan and Circle lines). The scope included new trains and upgraded signalling systems. The programme of works for sub-surface lines had progressed to the point where the client teams were able to look at extending the […]