Tags: Story Contracting

Celebration marks official opening of Port Glasgow station’s new fully accessible footbridge and lifts

Story joined Scotland’s Railway and friends from the community to celebrate the official opening of Port Glasgow station’s £5m footbridge and lifts. The new footbridge allows passengers a safe route over the railway, with lifts providing step-free access to and from the platforms. The lift on platform 2 elevates to a second floor, bringing passengers […]

Milestone reached on construction of Bamford loop for Hope Valley Railway Upgrade

Progress is continuing on the Hope Valley Railway Upgrade, as the VolkerRailStory joint venture undertakes essential improvements to the line between Manchester and Sheffield. Recent line closures have seen major work completed, with key milestones achieved by the project team, including a bridge extension in Bamford to facilitate the new passing loop between Bamford and […]

Story Contracting begin Work on Hartlepool Station Upgrade

Story Contracting have begun upgrade work on Hartlepool Station, with the demolition of the disused platform 3 marking the first phase of the redevelopment. The team, on behalf of Network Rail and Tees Valley Combined Authority, have successfully removed the platform over 108 hours; removing 1500T of spent material. With demolition complete, piling will now […]

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

Ground-breaking work on a £145m rail reliability upgrade between Manchester and Sheffield will start later this month. This essential work will remove several bottlenecks on the Hope Valley line to allow passenger trains to overtake slower freight trains and improve reliability, helping people get to their destinations on time. From Sunday 29 May, and every […]

Scotland’s Railway plants seeds of sustainability at Highland reserve

Network Rail and four supply chain partners have shown their commitment to sustainability by taking part in a rewilding project in the North of Scotland. Story Contracting, QTS, AmcoGiffen and BAM Nuttall, working collaboratively with Network Rail to deliver a number of renewal and enhancement projects across Scotland’s Railway, have come together to plant 500 […]

Story delivers better platforms for passengers at Carlisle station

Rail passengers in Cumbria are benefiting from newly resurfaced platforms at Carlisle train station. Story Contracting, on behalf of Network Rail has carried out a major refurbishment project that has seen platforms one, two, and three overhauled at the Avanti West Coast managed station. The platforms have been brought up to 21st century standards, with […]