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Yorkshire’s first new electric railway in 25 years

In July, the Transpennine Route Upgrade (TRU) East Alliance installed the first miles of new electric overhead wires on a...

Local primary schools complete classroom rail projects with the help of engineers from the Hope Valley Railway Upgrade

The VolkerRailStory joint venture, working to deliver railway upgrade work along the Hope Valley line, has supported 10 local...

VolkerRail completes Three Peaks Challenge by Rail challenge

Well done to VolkerRail’s Niall McCreanor, Stephen Morton, and Paul Martin, for completing the Three Peaks Challenge by...

VolkerWessels UK named ‘Large company of the year’ at the National Centre for Diversity’s #FREDIE awards 2022

Our parent company VolkerWessels UK is proud to announce that the business has been named ‘Large company of the...

VolkerWessels UK announces leadership changes

VolkerWessels UK today announces that its chief executive officer, Alan Robertson, is stepping down from his role, and...

Eccles line undergoes major track renewals

The MPT joint venture of VolkerRail and Laing O’Rourke has recently undertaken extensive track renewals work along...

Multi-million-pound upgrade begins on Hope Valley railway line

Ground-breaking work on the Hope Valley Railway Upgrade – a rail reliability upgrade between Manchester and Sheffield...

Close Call scheme raises over £13,000 for Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice

VolkerRail has recently donated over £13,000 to Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice, as part of a company initiative...

VolkerRail receives eleventh consecutive RoSPA Award

VolkerRail continues to be recognised for its commitment to safety by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents,...

VolkerWessels UK employees raise over £5,000 for Railway Children Sleepout 2022

On Thursday 31 March, employees from VolkerWessels UK joined the wider rail industry and swapped their warm beds at home for...

Hope Valley Railway Upgrade launches project app to keep local community informed

The VolkerRailStory joint venture has launched a community app to keep local residents and passengers up-to-date on the...

Hope Valley Railway Upgrade begins major biodiversity enhancements in local area

Significant planting and landscaping enhancements have now started on the Hope Valley Railway Upgrade, a Network Rail project...

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