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Costain in the spotlight

2019

Bringing networks together

Bringing networks together

We are moving into a rapid expansion in the uptake of decarbonised transport, with car manufacturers and governments across the world placing an emphasis on developing the required technology and associated energy and transportation infrastructure. This partnership study brought to you by Network, in association with Costain, is designed to examine the changing energy demands to enable future transportation.

The station redevelopment challenge

The station redevelopment challenge

Network Rail’s London Bridge refurbishment project was one of the biggest station improvement programmes of the past decade. Carried out by Costain, the project involved the addition of new platforms to accommodate more trains and a new concourse the size of Wembley Stadium. Costain and Newton tell Railway Strategies about a need for a culture of collaboration from all parties when working on large and complex projects.

Improving industry diversity and advancing women in transport

Advice for women in transport and the importance of being authentic

Isabel Coman, project director at Costain, shares advice for women in transport in latest blog

Together as one – how the energy and transport sectors are combining

Together as one – how the energy and transport sectors are combining

Dr Oliver Teall, head of intelligent mobility at Costain, discusses some of the challenges involved in bringing together the energy and transport sectors.

Ian Parker

Five minutes with... Ian Parker, director of rail at Costain

It’s fair to say that the rail industry relies on private engineering companies, and for good reason. Without them the infrastructure work on even the most minor projects simply wouldn’t happen and the mission to overhaul the Victorian-era infrastructure would hit the buffers. So it's great news that SmartRail World managed to feature Costain, one of the infrastructure solutions companies working on the front line of the UK's two largest projects – HS2 and Crossrail – for the latest 5 Minutes With…

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Brit-twin: Transforming the UK's infrastructure

Kevin Reeves, Group Head IoT and Data Services at Costain, explores the potential advantages of a national digital twin for UK infrastructure.