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Exclusive: Network Rail and its measures to keep the supply chain moving during the COVID-19 crisis

31st March 2020

Never have the pressures of the nation to keep key workers and supplies moving rested so heavily on the shoulders […]

Almost 200 signallers get in touch after appeal in Wales and Western region to help keep railways running

31st March 2020

Network Rail’s Capital Delivery director for the Wales and Western region says he could never have imagined the volume of […]

Track-engineering father and son keep railway running safely

31st March 2020

Railway upgrades by a father-and-son duo are helping keep critical supplies and key workers moving across Britain. Over the past three […]

Railway in Somerset reopens to help keep key workers moving

30th March 2020

Key workers, including NHS staff, can now get to work on a more reliable and resilient railway after Network Rail […]

East Grinstead line reopened following landslip repairs

30th March 2020

The railway between East Grinstead and Lingfield reopened to passenger trains after nearly two months without services. It had been […]

Freight continues to deliver vital goods across Britain

27th March 2020

Rail freight is vital for moving goods all over Britain – even more so as the country works together to keep […]

Network Rail begins work to improve three level crossings in Leicestershire

27th March 2020

Network Rail will begin work to improve three level crossings in Leicestershire next month, which will make sure they can […]

Network Rail supports army to deliver vital medical face masks to NHS frontline

27th March 2020

Railway workers have driven hundreds of miles through the night to deliver two lorry loads of protective medical face masks […]

Decarbonising transport: The vital role the railways has to play in Government plans

27th March 2020

The Government has revealed details of its transport decarbonisation plan and the challenges needed to be overcome to meet net […]

Network Rail begins work to improve a Lincolnshire level crossing next month

26th March 2020

Work will begin next month to improve a Lincolnshire level crossing, which will make sure it can continue to be […]

Successful emergency landslip repair on target to reopen vital line between Salisbury and Romsey three days ahead of schedule

25th March 2020

Successful emergency work to secure a landslip hit section of the rail line between Salisbury and Romsey will see the […]

Shocking image shows young boys risking their lives taking photos at Cambridgeshire level crossing

25th March 2020

Three young boys have been spotted risking their lives as they take photos at a level crossing in March on […]

UK’s Heritage Railways ready to provide manpower for Network Rail

25th March 2020

Heritage railways across the UK are on standby to provide experienced staff to Network Rail, to fill key worker shortages […]

Network Rail Southern Region appeals for former professional signallers to help the railway keep key workers moving during coronavirus crisis

25th March 2020

Network Rail Southern Region operations teams are working hard to keep signalboxes and control centres open 24/7, despite losing staff […]

Covid-19: Railway maintenance continues to keep critical supply lines open​

24th March 2020

Routine repairs and maintenance continue on the nationally critical West Coast main line to ensure vital supplies and key workers keep […]

AmcoGiffen and Network Rail complete emergency repairs to slope failure on Glasgow South Western Line

24th March 2020

AmcoGiffen successfully completed emergency repairs to a slope failure on the Glasgow South Western (GSW) Line in rural Dumfries & […]

NHS outpatient clinic opens at Birmingham New Street to alleviate hospital pressure

24th March 2020

An empty shop at Birmingham New Street station has become an NHS outpatient clinic for patients to have routine blood tests […]

You lose if you step onto the tracks during school shut-down

23rd March 2020

Parents and carers are being urged to hammer home the railway safety message – ‘keep off the tracks’ – ahead […]

Network Rail on track to launch new regional HQ

23rd March 2020

Network Rail is on track to open a new regional distribution centre at a multi-million pound business park in the […]

Covid-19: Railway will keep Britain moving

23rd March 2020

The railway will keep vital supplies and key workers moving over the coming months, the leader of Network Rail’s “Backbone […]