Archaeologists excavating a burial ground for the new High Speed rail project say they have found the remains of a Royal Navy explorer who led the first circumnavigation of Australia.
Running slower and fewer trains on the new HS2 line are among the options available to keep the rail project within budget, its chief executive has said.
Sir Terry Morgan has resigned as chairman of HS2 Ltd and Crossrail Ltd, the Department for Transport (DfT) said.
The chairman of the HS2 rail project has said he expects to be sacked within days – just months after his appointment.
Two train manufacturers targeting a contract for the HS2 line have pledged to build on their success in Italy.
Work being carried out as part of a £55 billion rail project has been delayed – because leaflets ended up 500 miles away in Aberdeen.
Bosses of a £55 billion rail project have apologised after a blunder meant residents in Aberdeen were warned to expect noisy work – taking place 500 miles away.
An ancient, sub-tropical coastline dating back 56 million years has been found in west London by engineers working on the new high speed rail line.
Fears that the North-east economy will suffer a huge blow due to a major rail development have been disputed by a UK Government minister.