Maintenance stories

Improvements being made to Broxbourne car park

30th June 2020

Work has started to create 300 new car parking spaces at a Hertfordshire railway station. Greater Anglia has leased an […]

Transport for Wales begin redecoration of Cardiff Central station

27th June 2020

Transport for Wales has begun work to transform the appearance of Wales’ busiest station as part of their Station Improvement […]

Embankment reinforcement protects services on the Sudbury branch line

25th June 2020

Essential work to reinforce the embankment and protect the tracks on the Sudbury branch line has been carried out to […]

Fugro wins Innovate UK ‘First of a Kind’ funding to support rail industry innovation

19th June 2020

Fugro is one of the successful companies to win innovation funding from Innovate UK’s ‘First of a Kind’ (FOAK2020) competition under the theme of […]

West of England improvement works update – vital passenger upgrades are progressing well

18th June 2020

The work to deliver vital improvements for passengers across Somerset and Dorset has successfully passed the half-way point as Network […]

Viper Innovations gains Network Rail product approval for Cableguardian

17th June 2020

Viper Innovations is set to transform the way railway signals are monitored and faults are managed on the rail network […]

Seven days of changes for passengers as Network Rail begins vital repairs following landslip near Scunthorpe

17th June 2020

Network Rail is urging passengers travelling between Scunthorpe and Doncaster to check before they travel as essential repair work following […]

GB Railfreight unveils new sidings at Peterborough

17th June 2020

GB Railfreight (GBRf) is set to start operations at its new intermodal sidings at Peterborough. The investment provides GBRf with much […]

The six months of major improvement work to be rolled out across Anglia’s rail network

17th June 2020

Network Rail has announced a huge package of improvement work across the region’s rail network to improve reliability of train […]

Passengers reminded not to travel to or from London King’s Cross this weekend as £1.2bn East Coast Upgrade work continues

16th June 2020

No trains in or out of London King’s Cross on Saturday, 20 and Sunday, 21 June so new overhead line […]

Hird Rail Development help reduce track circuit failure related train delays

15th June 2020

Responding to Network Rail’s call for track maintenance solutions, Hird Rail Development (HRD) obtain full product acceptance for the fast […]

Renew Holdings reports a record H1, strong cash generation and resilient trading

19th May 2020

Renew (AIM: RNWH), the engineering services group supporting UK infrastructure, says it has delivered another record trading period. The company […]

Major investment to improve journeys over world-renowned Ribblehead viaduct

13th May 2020

North Yorkshire’s iconic Ribblehead viaduct will undergo important maintenance this summer to secure its future for decades to come. The […]

AmeyVTOL trials UK first ‘beyond visual line of sight’ drone inspection

30th April 2020

AmeyVTOL has successfully demonstrated the first drone inspection of UK infrastructure to go beyond visual line of sight (BVLoS).   During the […]

Essential maintenance works on the West Midlands Metro line progressing well

28th April 2020

Essential track replacement work on the West Midland Metro network is progressing well, with construction teams making significant steps towards […]

Ilford Depot Track Renewals for Greater Anglia

27th April 2020

Over the weekend of 18th/19th April, TES 2000 successfully carried out the replacement of a set of double slips at […]

Future journeys made more reliable by major work on Furness line in Arnside

16th April 2020

Work to reinforce a steep railway embankment is now complete to make future journeys on the railway between Barrow-in-Furness and […]

Wabtec Rail announces new contract with Angel Trains Limited

8th April 2020

Wabtec Rail has revealed it’s signed a new contract with Angel Trains Limited for a Class 158 C4 overhaul programme. […]

Harsco hits the tracks running with three-year Network Rail mobile maintenance train service contract

8th April 2020

Harsco Rail has started its three-year mobile maintenance train (MMT) service contract with Network Rail. The contract is valued at […]

Unite ‘dismay’ on reports of Wabtec’s proposed closure

2nd April 2020

Unite the union has reacted with dismay at the proposed closure of Wabtec which refurbishes high speed train carriages. The Kilmarnock based […]