Tags: Volker Rail

VolkerRail receives three CN Workforce Awards

The CN Workforce Awards aims to recognise the outstanding achievements of those striving to make the construction industry and their organisations a great place to work; improving the construction industry’s reputation and employment practices. In a prestigious ceremony held at Grosvenor House Hotel, London, on Thursday 16 November, organisations from across the construction industry were […]

Significant earthworks completed on Hope Valley Railway Upgrade

Major progress is being made on the Hope Valley Railway Upgrade, with the majority of earthworks, which set the foundations for a new passing track loop between Bamford and Hathersage stations, completed. On completion of this major upgrade project between Manchester and Sheffield, the passing loop will enable passenger trains to pass slower freight trains, […]

2023 apprentice opportunities at Volker Rail

If you are searching for a career that will nurture your ambitions, VolkerRail is undertaking an apprentice recruitment drive, with a range of rail specific apprenticeships available, including engineering, signalling and electrification. VolkerRail offers a range of site and office-based apprenticeship opportunities. Whether you’re looking to develop your industry experience, changing profession, or if you […]

VolkerRail selected as Southern Integrated Delivery partner

VolkerRail has been named by Network Rail as one of the successful alliance partners for its ten year Southern Integrated Delivery portfolio for 2024-2034. The four partners have been selected to join Network Rail’s Works Delivery team, and will form an innovative, performance-based alliance to deliver the Southern Region’s renewals portfolio over the next ten […]

VolkerRail Opens Doors to students

VolkerRail is taking part in Open Doors, giving students the opportunity to see what it is like to work in the rail sector. Open Doors is an annual event delivered by Build UK, aimed at attracting young people and career changers to consider a career in construction. VolkerRail is hosting events at its plant depot […]

East West Rail Alliance receives Green Apple Award

The East West Rail (EWR) Alliance, comprised of Network Rail, Atkins, Laing O’Rourke and VolkerRail, has been presented with a Green Apple Environmental Award. The Green Apple International Environment Awards were launched in 1994 by The Green Organisation, and have become well established as one of the most popular environmental campaigns in the world. The annual awards, which […]

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 […]

Eccles line undergoes major track renewals

The MPT joint venture of VolkerRail and Laing O’Rourke has recently undertaken extensive track renewals work along Greater Manchester’s Eccles line. For over a decade, MPT has worked with Transport for Great Manchester (TfGM) to transform Greater Manchester’s Metrolink network into the UK’s largest light rail scheme, with over 100km of track and 99 stops […]