The UK Government has announced an investment of £589m to improve the northern rail network including the up-gradation and electrification of Transpennine mainline.
Highways England has announced the official preferred route for the £1bn Trans-Pennine A66 upgrade, which will connect M6 at Penrith in Cumbria with the A1(M) at Scotch Corner in North Yorkshire.
The Swedish Transport Administration has awarded a contract, worth about SEK1.7bn ($169m), to construction and development company Skanska to build double-track on the West Coast Line.
German rail manufacturing firm Siemens Mobility has selected UK-based engineering and design company Arup and AHR Architects to design a £200m ($258m) rail manufacturing facility in Goole, East Yorkshire, UK.
The Edinburgh City Council, UK, has signed off a programme to commence construction on £207.3m ($255m) Edinburgh Tram York Place to Newhaven project in November 2019.
UK-based construction firm Mace has been selected by Siemens Mobility to support the development of a new £200m rail manufacturing facility in Goole, Yorkshire of England.
UK Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has unveiled plans for a £1bn transformation of trans-Pennine, a key northern route, to improve connections between the east and west of England.
Siemens Mobility has submitted a planning application to the East Riding of Yorkshire Council for the construction of a £200m rail manufacturing facility in Goole, East Yorkshire, UK.
Italian construction and civil engineering company Salini Impregilo has commenced work on Lot 2 of Line 16 of the Grand Paris Express, which will serve communities in the northern and eastern parts of the metropolitan area.
Italian construction and civil engineering company, Salini Impregilo, has won a €718.8m contract from Societé du Grand Paris (SGP) to build a section of a new metro line for Grand Paris Express, which is touted to be the biggest sustainable mobility project in Europe.
British construction and engineering company BAM Nuttall has been selected by Leeds City Council as one of two construction partners to deliver the Leeds Public Transport Investment Programme (LPTIP).
A consortium, led by SNC-Lavalin Group company Atkins, has been appointed to prepare a new masterplan to transform Sheffield Midland Railway Station for the arrival of HS2 and Northern Powerhouse Rail (NPR) services.
WSP, a professional services and engineering consultancy, has been appointed as the design partner by BAM Nuttall Morgan Sindall joint venture (bmJV) for the M62 motorway upgrade project in the UK.
Sirius Minerals has broken ground on the first part of a 23-mile tunnel at Wilton International, close to the former Redcar steelworks, which will be used to transport fertilizer between North Yorkshire and Teesside for export.
Balfour Beatty has won a contract from the Leeds City Council for the first two phases of the East Leeds Orbital Road (ELOR).
High Speed Two (HS2) Ltd, the company responsible for developing and delivering the high-speed railway in the UK, is set to award the four key development and design contracts for the second phase of HS2.
Leeds City Council has revealed plans for £270M of transport improvements in the city, including a new parkway rail station connecting to Leeds Bradford Airport.
Highways England is set to undertake major resurfacing work on the A1 motorway in North Yorkshire, UK.
High Speed Two Limited has awarded new contracts worth £900M for preparatory works on the High Speed 2 (HS2) rail project in the UK.