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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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Senior Civil/Structural Rail Engineer

  • Job added:   23 January 2021
  • Salary:   £50000 - £55000/annum
  • Location:   Kent
  • County:   Kent
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   213062300
  • Company:   CV-Library
Senior Civil / Structural Rail Engineer



Immediate Start

£50,000 to £55,000

An award-winning design consultancy with offices in Kent and Hampshire are looking to recruit a Senior Design Engineer with a strong background in designing rail-based projects into their Kent office.

Our client's disciplines span the Building Services, Civil, Structural and Rail disciplines and due to a significant pick up in their rail projects a Senior Design Engineer is needed to help with a variety of rail and infrastructure projects.

Our client's projects include various platform extensions, station refurbishments, access schemes to major stations and general civil/structural infrastructure around Network Rail sites.

Our client has recently opened up their Kent office. This office currently sits at 8 staff members including a Director and this individual will be working closely with the Director if this office. Ideally candidates will be Chartered or very close to achieving Chartership status.

Previous exposure to Network Rail projects would be of benefit but not essential.

On offer is a salary of between £50,000 to £55,000 and the opportunity to work for forward thinking firm who can offer great training and support to moving you up the career ladder quickly.

All applicants must have a UK driving license and their own vehicle as my client's office is not near a mainline station.

This role is commutable from Orpington, Dartford, Sevenoaks and surrounding areas.

This role will be snapped up quickly so please apply today.

Civil, Structural, Engineer, Rail, Infrastructure, Design

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