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

Major Project of the Year winner – Battenhall Bridge

Congratulations to all our colleagues and partners on the Battenhall Bridge project – thanks to your teamwork, innovative engineering and project management, it was awarded Major Project of the year at the ICE West Midlands awards last night. The narrow Battenhall Rail Bridge was a major obstacle to upgrading a key road in south Worcestershire. […]

New stations announced for Willenhall and Darlaston

The team at SLC Rail is delighted to be working with the West Midlands Rail Executive in a joint venture with AECOM to develop and deliver new stations across the region. Two new stations, at Darlaston and Willenhall, have been announced and put to public consultation. Situated on the Walsall to Wolverhampton line, the stations […]

Wolverhampton Interchange progresses with steelwork for station

The steel framework for phase one of City of Wolverhampton’s new railway station building is close to completion. Foundations were laid in February, following the demolition of the former British Transport Police building, and a small section of the current station building next to Platform 1. Once the remaining steel framework is installed, work will […]

Battenhall Rail Bridge project ‘Highly Commended’

The Battenhall Bridge project team including client Worcestershire County Council was highly commended at last night’s Rail Business Awards. One of 20 major awards presented in front of a packed room of some 700 industry professionals, it was given in recognition of the successful extension of the Battenhall Railway Bridge as part of the A4440 […]

Battenhall Bridge project shortlisted for national rail award

We are delighted to announce that the Battenhall Bridge project has been shortlisted for a UK Rail Business Award. The project was completed ahead of schedule, earlier this year and has been shortlisted for the Infrastructure Project Excellence Award. Congratulations to all those involved in the project which has been …

First look inside Worcestershire Parkway station

Work on the new Worcestershire Parkway Station is progressing well with external steelworks and glazing nearly finished. Worcestershire County Council has produced footage that shows the very first look inside the building, which is still under construction, and also aerial views which show the sheer scale of …