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First electric commuter train runs from Blackpool North station

Following completion of the biggest upgrade to the network since the 1800’s, the first ever electric commuter train...

Network Rail renews National On-Track tamping contract with VolkerRail

VolkerRail has been awarded the National On-Track Machine (OTM) contract by Network Rail, supplying up to 12 OTMs for the next...

Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice receives new defibrillator thanks to VolkerRail

VolkerRail has helped Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice secure a new community public access defibrillator (CPAD), as...

Blackpool to Preston railway reopened following major upgrade

The railway between Preston and Blackpool North reopened Monday (16 April) following a 22 week closure, which saw VolkerRail,...

VolkerRail appointed to carry out Supertram rail replacement

VolkerRail has been appointed by South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive (SYPTE) to carry out the second phase of the...

Line speed improvements at Cannock

As part of the extensive programme of enhancements and renewals work to the London North Western and East Midlands route,...

Major milestone for Trafford Park Line

Thursday 1 February marked a major milestone for the £350m Metrolink Trafford Park Line scheme as the first piece of...

Completion of major upgrade works sees trains between Preston and Blackpool South resume

After 11 weeks of closure, the railway between Preston and Blackpool South reopened Monday (29 January), following vital...

Video shows removal of 13.5 tonne footbridge for new Trafford Centre tram line by MPT

The new Metrolink line to the Trafford Centre is a step closer after joint venture MPT removed a 14 metre long, 13.5 tonne...

Careers day at VolkerRail

We are holding a Careers Day in February and inviting cvs from graduates and students, looking for temporary or permanent...

History made by NWEP team at Blackpool

The railway between Preston and Blackpool has been connected to the West Coast main line by overhead electric wires for the...

Supporting the Salvation Army in bringing Christmas to those less fortunate

Offices across VolkerWessels UK have taken part in the Salvation Army's Christmas present appeal, to help give those less...

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