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See all the latest news from SLC Rail, our rail projects and other client work.

University Station revamp gets planning and funding approval

Plans to radically transform one of the busiest stations in the West Midlands received the green light in July, following planning approval from Birmingham City Council and funding confirmation from the Department for Transport. SLC and AECOM are providing project, engineering, design and commercial support to build the new landmark station on behalf of West […]

SLC Rail awarded global accreditations for systems and processes

SLC Rail has been awarded three internationally-recognised ISO accreditations. Following an audit by ISOQAR, SLC Rail has achieved accreditation for ISO 14001 and ISO 45001, as well as reaccreditation for the ISO 9001 standard. To help meet the high standards required to achieve this accreditation, SLC Rail has been working with health and safety strategic […]

Historic day for Wolverhampton Railway Station scheme

Demolition began on Monday 3 August of Wolverhampton’s old railway station.  It symbolises the dramatic transformation taking place under the city’s £150million Interchange scheme which is delivering improvements to bus, tram and train connectivity. Early demolition works on outbuildings like the old parcel shed surrounding the main station started last month and will ultimately pave […]

Kidderminster Station upgrade complete

Work taking place to transform Kidderminster Station, the second busiest station in Worcestershire, is now complete. SLC Rail worked with Worcestershire County Council to deliver the improvements, which has included the construction of a striking glass fronted station building, twice the size of the original. The forecourt has also been redesigned to make access safer […]

On track to make history

On track to make history: AECOM and SLC progress Northumberland Line to the next stage The redevelopment of the Northumberland Line is the biggest third-party rail project in the UK directly developed by a local authority The new line and six new stations aim to deliver economic benefits between £360m to £470m. AECOM and SLC […]