Now in its 150th year and transporting over one billion passengers annually, the London Underground has come a long way since the Metropolitan Railway rolled out its first train on January 10, 1853. James Pozzi looks at the differences between past and present, and how the network benefits its manufacturing supply chain.
The final bill for the High-Speed 2 rail project could top £80bn - nearly double the current estimated cost of £42.6bn, The Institute for Economic Affairs has said.
DHL Supply Chain has begun a trial of a prototype series hybrid vehicle, a first in the UK, with potential fuel reductions of up to 25% compared to existing technology.
A revised tender for a £1 billion project to build carriages for Crossrail will be published this week, following the scrapping of the private finance initiative that was supposed to provide funding.
The Manufacturer team recently dropped by Brompton Bicycle to see how one of Britain's few remaining bike manufacturers is taking on the cycling world.
Network Rail will spend £37.5bn on rail upgrades and new projects in the 2014-2019, known as control period 5 or CP5.