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London Euston re-opens after first of three weekend upgrades is completed on time

20th August 2018

London Euston station re-opened on Monday 20 August after the first stage of work to replace North Wembley junction was […]

‘Lorries can’t limbo’ campaign aims to reduce £23m annual bridge repair and compensation bill

19th August 2018

Lorries Can’t Limbo, a new campaign aimed at professional HGV drivers and others who drive high-sided vehicles, has been launched […]

Network Rail gets green light to enable more freight along Felixstowe branch line

16th August 2018

Network Rail has secured permission to build a new bridleway bridge across the Felixstowe branch line to provide a safe public route […]

Greater Manchester railway gets reliability boost

15th August 2018

As part of the Great North Rail Project, a £725,000 project is underway to improve the reliability of the Liverpool […]

Network Rail plan to improve East Coast Main Line gets the green light

13th August 2018

A Network Rail proposal to construct a new section of railway underneath the East Coast Main Line has been approved […]

Feltham residents given glimpse of the future in virtual reality ahead of £23 million station upgrade

10th August 2018

Network Rail are investing £23 million to rebuild parts of Feltham station providing longer platforms for new longer trains, new […]

Work to install new track between Lea Bridge and the new Meridian Water station 80% complete

9th August 2018

Work to install a new track on the West Anglia main line as part of Network Rail’s £170m Lee Valley […]

Nine-day closure of Manchester-Bolton-Preston railway planned for late August

8th August 2018

Passengers are being reminded of changes to services between Manchester and Preston via Bolton as Network Rail works to complete […]

200 job boost for Scotland’s railway

7th August 2018

Network Rail Scotland will be creating around 200 jobs this summer in one of the biggest recruitment drives in its […]

Work to improve access and increase park and ride opportunities at Hebden Bridge station getting underway

7th August 2018

Work to improve accessibility and increase the opportunity to park and ride at West Yorkshire station begins on Friday, 10 […]

Southend Victoria line set for installation of 19km of new overhead wires this autumn

6th August 2018

A total of 19km of new overhead wires is planned to be installed between Mountnessing and Wickford on the Southend […]

Network Rail take to the skies to improve safety and performance on south western rail network

3rd August 2018

The very first Network Rail drone survey on the south western rail route is taking place today to improve performance […]

Rail safety film by Network Rail and Northamptonshire teens tops one million views

2nd August 2018

A new safety film by Network Rail based on ideas by pupils at Kingswood Secondary Academy in Corby has been […]

Waverley escalators are a step up for customers

1st August 2018

Edinburgh Waverley’s concourse escalators will soon be in operation for customers after being lifted into position at the weekend. The […]

Aberdeen-Dyce rail enhancements on-track for successful completion

31st July 2018

Engineering work to double-track six miles of railway between Dyce and Aberdeen moved a step closer to completion today as […]

Liverpool Lime Street station reopens on time following eight-week transformation

30th July 2018

Train services resumed in and out of Liverpool Lime Street today (30 July) following a successful eight-week upgrade of Merseyside’s […]

Network Rail submits final proposals for East West Rail phase 2

27th July 2018

For the first time in over 50 years passengers could soon travel directly between Oxford and Bedford, and Milton Keynes […]

Road bridge reopens early after Network Rail complete £4million upgrade in Bedford

26th July 2018

Network Rail has reopened Ford End Road Bridge in Bedford today, (Thursday, 26 July) after it was successfully upgraded as […]

Rail industry joins forces to back ‘The Big Listen’ at Waterloo

24th July 2018

The rail industry came together to support Samaritans’ ‘The Big Listen’ campaign, to raise awareness and funds for Samaritans, and […]

Sale of Network Rail’s commercial estate reaches final stages

23rd July 2018

Network Rail is nearing the end of the process to sell its extensive commercial estate in order to invest in […]

Better journeys at London’s Vauxhall station following congestion-busting project

20th July 2018

More than 22 million people a year are benefiting from a multi-million upgrade that finished six months early and will […]

Campaign launched to combat dangerous behaviour on the tracks

18th July 2018

The rail industry is backing a campaign to combat dangerous behaviour on the railway. It comes as the number of […]