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Britain’s most bashed railway bridge: Lorry drivers urged to follow correct A5 diversions

3rd July 2020

Drivers are being urged to follow in full A5 diversions around Lichfield next week to avoid hitting Britain’s most bashed […]

Next phase of railway flyover demolition involves three of the UK’s largest cranes

3rd July 2020

Huge sections of a concrete flyover are being removed in order to build the first direct rail link between Oxford, […]

Regulator’s Annual Assessment: Network Rail Scotland makes good start to five-year plan but performance concerns remain

2nd July 2020

Network Rail Scotland has saved more than £46 million in the first year of the new control period 6 (CP6) […]

ORR Annual Assessment: Network Rail making a good start to five-year plan but performance concerns remain

2nd July 2020

Network Rail has saved more than £385 million in the first year of the new control period 6 (CP6) as […]

Level crossing cameras installed to catch motorists who endanger lives on the railway

2nd July 2020

Network Rail, on behalf of Greater Anglia, has started work to install red light safety enforcement (RLSE) cameras at 13 […]

A new multi-million-pound station in County Durham has opened to passengers

1st July 2020

The new multi-million pound Horden station in County Durham has opened to passengers. The first scheduled train stopped at the new […]

Work on £1.5 billion investment into Midland Main Line continues – Passengers urged to check before travelling

1st July 2020

Network Rail is continuing with work on a £1.5billion upgrade of the Midland Main Line which will improve journeys for all those […]

All passengers travelling to Luton Airport Parkway advised of significant changes to lifts

1st July 2020

Network Rail will this month begin a major project to upgrade all of the lifts at Luton Airport Parkway station […]

Track maintenance work to take place at Clapton to keep rail services running reliably

1st July 2020

Network Rail will carry out vital track replacement work at Clapton on the rail line between Liverpool Street and Tottenham […]

Work to restart on Glasgow Queen Street, Kintore and Dunbar stations over the coming weeks

30th June 2020

Network Rail Scotland is restarting work on major construction projects across Scotland’s Railway following a three-month pause due to the […]

London Victoria takes aim at hitting 85% recycling target

30th June 2020

Britain’s second busiest railway station has started a trial aiming to recycle 85% of all waste created on the site. […]

Network Rail to start next stage of works to unblock Manchester’s railways

30th June 2020

Network Rail will now rapidly start the next stage of work to unblock Manchester’s railways after it was given £10 […]

Major investment complete for historic viaduct on Cumbrian Coast line

29th June 2020

Multi-million-pound work to improve an historic viaduct is now complete making journeys faster and more reliable for passengers and freight […]

Green light for Soham station

29th June 2020

Proposals to build a new station for Soham have been confirmed by East Cambridgeshire District Council, giving the go-ahead for […]

Investment to improve Victorian drainage at Manchester Victoria station

26th June 2020

Network Rail is starting work to prevent flooding around Manchester Victoria station which will provide a better experience and more […]

Contract signing kick-starts a cleaner, brighter future for Bristol passengers

26th June 2020

Rail passengers are set to see the historic Bristol Temple Meads brought back to its former glory with a huge […]

Ayr station investment is gateway to customer improvements

26th June 2020

Work is about to begin on a new staff accommodation block at Ayr station in the first phase of a […]

Tree cutting resumes on East Kilbride and Barrhead lines

25th June 2020

Network Rail has announced that tree cutting work on the line between Glasgow and East Kilbride / Barrhead, paused due […]

Sir Peter Hendy to lead oversight board for HS2 London Euston work

25th June 2020

The chairman of Network Rail, Sir Peter Hendy, has been revealed as the lead for a new dedicated HS2 Euston […]

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 […]