£40bn roads pipeline unveiled for the next decade

There could be almost £40bn of forthcoming work opportunities on the UK’s road network over the next decade, according to the Department of Transport. It has published details of 125 contracts it expects Highways England to put to market between now and 2031. Contracts in the Highways England list of future opportunities published this week […]

Galliford Try receives funding for green transport research

Galliford Try has secured Department of Transport (DfT) funding for research into the electrification of the road network. The research is part of a £20m programme which will play a significant role in the government’s transport decarbonisation plan that includes a commitment to end the sale of fossil-fuel goods vehicles by 2040. Working in collaboration […]

Volta Trucks trialling 16-tonne electric lorry

The full electric commercial vehicle manufacturer Volta Trucks has confirmed the start of engineering evaluation and development testing of the first prototype Volta Zero. The start of testing at HORIBA MIRA in Nuneaton follows the revealing of its prototype chassis of the Volta Zero – the world’s first purpose-built full-electric 16-tonne commercial vehicle designed specifically […]

TfL launches virtual Silvertown Tunnel exhibition

Transport for London has launched a new virtual public exhibition about the Silvertown Tunnel project, including new CGI images showing what the fully accessible walking and cycling bridge across the A102 Blackwall Tunnel Approach Road will look like once complete. The new bridge has been designed to provide a safe and easily accessible crossing for […]

Stockport bus station set to close as part of multi-million pound redevelopment

Stockport bus station is set to close to passengers from Sunday 29 August as part of a major redevelopment scheme which will deliver a new £120m transport interchange and help to transform the town centre. The project, being undertaken by Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) and Stockport Council, working with Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) […]


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