Preston seeks contractor for Fishergate next phase

Lancashire County Council and Preston Council are inviting tenders for the second stage of the Fishergate central gateway project, with works from Lune Street to Lancaster Lane planned.

Network Rail unveils West Coast high-speed rail link plans

Michael Hunt

Network Rail has revealed its plans for a high-speed West Coast Main Line which will reduce journey times to London from Manchester and Liverpool considerably. The proposals are part of Network Rail's £34bn project to transform a number of...

Branson maps out 2020 vision for NW rail stations

Michael Hunt

Sir Richard Branson has included the modernisation of the train stations in Crewe, Preston and Carlisle as part of his 2020 vision for the West Coast Main Line. The founder of the Virgin group of companies said: "We are...

F&G wins Network Rail car park contract

The Liverpool office of Faithful & Gould has been appointed to provide post contract administration to Network Rail on the redevelopment of car parks in Runcorn, Preston and Birmingham. Previously, Faithful & Gould were involved in the estimating process...