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  • Cubic to Install Electronic Gating System in Northern England Train Stations - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cubic to Install Electronic Gating System in Northern England Train Stations

    A business unit of Cubic has been selected by train operating company Northern to build and install electronic gating systems at eight rail stations in Northern England. Cubic Transportation Systems will provide 52 electronic gates designed to accept magnetic tickets and equipped with ITSO-complaint smart card and barcode readers, Cubic said Monday. CTS has installed some of the systems at Wigan Wallgate and Liverpool Lime Street stations […] More

  • Jacobs Receives UK Rail Link Project Support Contract Extension - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Jacobs Receives UK Rail Link Project Support Contract Extension

    Jacobs Engineering Group has secured a contract from Network Rail to support the latter’s development consent order submission on a proposed rail link project in the U.K. Jacobs said Wednesday the project seeks to update rail links from the Great Western main line to Heathrow Airport to provide direct travel to the airport from Reading and Slough. Jacobs added its team […] More

  • Bechtel, Network Rail Recognized for Reading Station Project; Ailie MacAdam Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Bechtel, Network Rail Recognized for Reading Station Project; Ailie MacAdam Comments

    The Bechtel and Network Rail-developed Reading Station railway has received the Project of the Year award at the U.K. rail industry“™s National Rail Awards. The companies were recognized for what the judges described as “collaborative working and careful planning,“ Bechtel said Wednesday. “Collaboration between Network Rail, train operators, passengers and other stakeholders was essential to […] More

  • Parsons Brinkerhoff-Led Consortium Lands $700M Rail Contract with California - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Parsons Brinkerhoff-Led Consortium Lands $700M Rail Contract with California

    A Parsons Brinkerhoff-led consortium has won a $700 million rail contract with the California High-Speed Rail Authority, Railway Technology reported Monday. The consortium will work to deliver and manage the high-speed railway project under the program“™s first phase, according to the report. Railway Technology reports the contract runs through 2022. Network Rail‘s consulting arm Network Rail […] More

  • Bechtel, Network Rail Complete Expansion of U.K. Train Station; Ailie MacAdam Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Bechtel, Network Rail Complete Expansion of U.K. Train Station; Ailie MacAdam Comments

    Bechtel and Network Rail have completed their four-year expansion project for the Reading train station in the U.K. as part of a 2009 contract tasking Bechtel to provide project management services for the $1.5 billion Reading Station Area Redevelopment program. Bechtel said Thursday the expansion includes five platforms, elevators and escalators, a train depot, two station entrances and a passenger transfer link bridge, […] More

  • Victoria Pender Named Cobham Communications EVP; Bob Murphy Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Victoria Pender Named Cobham Communications EVP; Bob Murphy Comments

    Victoria Pender has been appointed executive vice president of communications at Cobham and will report directly to CEO Bob Murphy. The appointment takes effect Sept. 30 and Pender will also serve on the company’s group executive committee, Cobham announced Wednesday. She will oversee the company’s internal and external communications activities, media relations, image management and […] More

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