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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 Project Engineer - Rail Infrastructure

  • Job added:   28 April 2020
  • Salary:   £50000 - £60000/annum c£55,000 plus large company bens
  • Location:   B4, Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
  • County:   West Midlands (County)
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   212006198
  • Company:   CV-Library
Are you a Senior Project Engineer looking for a varied role working across different projects and challenges? Working on a portfolio of rail infrastructure projects including upgrades and project launches, we are open on the background you come from but ideally Electrical Engineering or Civil Engineering.

Location: Birmingham

Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 plus benefits

On a day to day basis you will: -

* Provide leadership and direction across the OLE, Civil and Signalling Teams and projects.

* Ensure all projects are on time, to budget and compliant.

* Manage the effectiveness of the project team and engineers including daily direction and management of processes.

* Project Risk Assessment including environmental policy management.

* Advise project and programme management in respect of all construction, re-engineering activities, testing and commissioning, and site supervision. Monitor whether the design and construction elements meet the requirements of legislation and project plans.

* Deliver across major phases Phase 1 will design and phase to is to re-generate and build.

* Manage both design and construction teams.

The projects are varied and will cover both civil and electrical consisting of track,OLE,E&P and Signalling maintenance upgrades.

Who we are looking for:-

We’re on the hunt for an experienced project engineer who loves a challenge and is looking to work for a major UK business. The role others flexibility, variety and the opportunity to build your experience and test yourself across a portfolio of challenging projects. It would be beneficial if you have previously worked at CRE experience

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