Two further Network Rail Star awards

Our rail teams have won a further two Network Rail star awards for their work on Crossrail Anglia sub-station projects. Crossrail’s senior construction manager assessed the Gidea Park and Shenfield sites on 27 June. At each of the sites, VGC is…

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Our Christmas work teams

Thank you to everyone working over the Christmas holidays. We have a number of people working night and day instead of celebrating with family and friends, and we are grateful to them. “Thank you to all the people who will…

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A second Network Rail Star for VGC’s Crossrail Anglia team

At a site meeting on 7 November, Dave Ditchfield of Network Rail presented a Star award to VGC’s site agent Carlos Allca. This is VGC’s second on the Crossrail Anglia project. The award acknowledged excellent practice by the VGC Rail…

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LU Beacon award for Farringdon SER project

VGC is proud to have earned a TfL LU Beacon award for our Farringdon signal equipment room project. Chris Hobden, programme delivery manager for London Underground, presented the award to Donal McCarthy, site manager, at a ceremony on 26 July…

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Network Rail Star award for Crossrail Anglia

Network Rail has given a Star award to VGC for work on Crossrail Anglia. The prestigious award was presented by Fenton Newport, Network Rail programme manager for Crossrail Anglia, during the project’s safety ‘Step up’ meeting on 1 July. VGC…

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Thanks for Easter works effort

Thank you to the many VGC workers who put in long hours over the Easter weekend. Most people spent the weekend hunting eggs, going to church, and spending time with family and friends. However, over 560 VGC team members were…

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RISQS audit five-star success

RISQS auditors have given us five stars in the annual rail audit. Five stars is the highest rating possible. It confirms that our business management system meets the health, safety, operational and competence standards necessary to work in the rail…

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National Apprenticeship Week 2016

This week (14 – 18 March) is National Apprenticeship Week. The week is co-ordinated by the National Apprenticeship Service – it is designed to celebrate apprenticeships and the positive impact they have on individual people, businesses and the wider economy.…

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Crossrail Anglia collaboration on isolation split innovation

An integrated Crossrail team has come up with an innovative solution to the problem of isolation splits. The team from Network Rail, Costain and VGC Group worked together to provide crossing neutrals for RRVs (road-rail vehicles) to travel under live…

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VGC selected for Network Rail framework

VGC Rail Projects has been selected as part of Network Rail’s LNW (London North West) CP5 Civils framework. Network Rail London North Western Route plans to place approximately £70 million worth of civil engineering projects for the next 3 –…

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VGC wins Costain Crossrail Anglia contract

The VGC Group has begun work on a £2.3m contract with Costain to construct three key sections of the surface section of the Crossrail Anglia route. The £150 million north-east spur project will prepare the railway between east London and…

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RISQS awards VGC maximum ‘five stars’

VGC Labour Solutions and VGC Rail Projects have been awarded five stars in the RISQS (Railway Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme) audit (formerly Link-up). Five stars is the highest score that can be achieved, and demonstrates that a company’s business management…

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