News Archive for January, 2014

David McLoughlin to Join Spencer Group as Rail CEO

30 January 2014
Spencer Group has today announced the appointment of one of Britain’s most experienced rail industry figures, David McLoughlin, as Chief Executive of its rail business, Spencer Rail. David, 51, is currently the Finance and Commercial Director for the Infrastructure Projects…

Spencer Rail on course for completing Wessex Package 7

20 January 2014
The Wessex rail route is one of the busiest and most congested routes on the entire UK network. It is a major commuter area, providing long-distance services from the south and south-west of England to London Waterloo and a carries…

A new state-of-the-art signalling centre that will control large parts of railway operations across Sussex has been formally opened

15 January 2014
The Three Bridges Rail Operating Centre in Crawley, which was designed and constructed by Spencer Rail on behalf of Network Rail, is one of 12 centres which will eventually operate the entire rail network across Britain. Crawley MP Henry Smith…

Biggest gantries yet are built as Spencer Group prepares for world’s largest bridge cable dehumidification project

8 January 2014
Huge gantries are under construction to enable engineering specialists Spencer Group to carry out the world’s largest retro-fit suspension bridge dehumidification project. The gantries are part of Spencer Group’s trademarked Cable Crawler system and are the largest yet built for…

15-day blockade success at Gravesend

6 January 2014
A record-breaking programme of upgrades to Britain’s rail network was successfully completed over the Christmas and New Year period, providing new tracks, new and longer platforms, new lifts and footbridges at stations, upgraded signalling equipment and electrification equipment to allow…

Christmas blockade works completed for removing major bottleneck in Ipswich

2 January 2014
A record-breaking programme of upgrades to Britain’s rail network was successfully completed over the Christmas and New Year period, providing new tracks, new and longer platforms, new lifts and footbridges at stations, upgraded signalling equipment and electrification equipment to allow…