Latest Transport in Birmingham, England Stories

2011-07-12 06:45:00

PASADENA, Calif., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today that it has been appointed to the Highways Agency's Project Support Services Framework to provide integrated highway engineering, technology design services and traffic modelling services in support of the Highways Agency's four-year major project delivery program. The estimated value of the contract is up to $40 million. The Highways Agency is an Executive Agency of the UK's...

2008-09-17 16:51:24

By Rhona Ganguly A NEW airline has stepped forward to fill Air India's shoes by offering flights to the sub-continent from Birmingham International Airport. Bilga Air will fly from the Midlands to Amritsar in Northern India - home of the Golden Temple in the Punjab - twice a week starting at pounds 575 return from October 9. The announcement follows Air India's shock decision last week to pull the plug on its Birmingham to Amritsar route to protect its valuable slots at Heathrow...

2008-08-23 18:00:24

By Tom Scotney Travellers were today facing disruption on the rail network as major engineering works got under way at the height of the bank holiday rush. Train services across the region are being affected as Network Rail works on essential maintenance at seven locations as part of an pounds 8.8 billion network upgrade. More than 4,000 engineers will be undertaking work at Stoke, Lichfield, Nuneaton, Rugby, Milton Keynes, Berkhamsted and Harlesden, in an area covering more than 130...

2008-06-20 18:00:25

WORK is under way on a new pounds 45 million extension to Birmingham International Airport's Terminal One. The new 'International Pier' will replace the current out-dated facility built in 1984 and is the single biggest investment that the airport has made in 20 years. Work on the new Pier, a three storey construction 240 metres long and 24 metres wide, began yesterday. Departing passengers will be accommodated on the top level, with arrivals on the middle level and office...

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