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As lockdown restrictions ease and we start to consider travelling again, the future of cross-Channel operator Eurostar remains uncertain.
Eurostar is seeking financial support from the UK Government, citing higher access charges here as a reason.
The French Government has pledged to provide support for the operator, while £200 million has been provided by one of its shareholders, Caisse de Dépôt et Placement du Québec (CDPQ) and Hermes Infrastructure.
Registered in the UK and supporting 3,000 jobs either with the business or in the supply chain, the company is, however, 55% owned by SNCF (French state rail), 40% by CDPQ/Hermes and 5% by SNCB (Belgian state railways).
So: Should the UK Government provide financial assistance to Eurostar?

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Section Engineer - Airport / Rail / Civil

  • Job added:   17 December 2018
  • Salary:   £260 - £280/day
  • Location:   LU2 0LA
  • County:   Bedfordshire
  • Job Type:   Contract
  • Reference:   209175189
  • Company:   CV-Library
I have an urgent requirement for a section engineer to work on the £240m Luton Airport Metro project. 

The Luton DART (Direct Air-Rail Transit) will connect Parkway Station to the terminal with a journey time from Luton Airport Parkway to the airport terminal in under four minutes. It will also link the airport to central London within 30 minutes.  Work should be complete by 2021

Role: Within this role you would be responsible for, but not limited to, any of the following;

* Producing risk assessments, ITP’s, reconciliations, and method statements

* Supervising Engineers

*Manage sub contractors

* Early design reviews

* Carrying out of quality assurance

* Meeting deadlines

* Producing activity control, inspection and test plans

* Ensuring a safe working practice

Skills:

* Previously worked as a Section Engineer or sub agent on a major civils and/or infrastructure project

* You have experience in piling and RC works

* You have worked on high value projects ideally with main contractor

* Hold a valid CSCS card

* BSc or BEng level qualification in a Civil Engineering allied subject or HNC/HND or the equivalent

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