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All the latest Network Rail news.

Network Rail opens £8m Stirling railway bridge early

19th October 2018

Network Rail opened Kerse Road bridge in Stirling a week earlier than planned. The A905 Kerse Road has been closed […]

Let there be light! Plans announced for new transparent roof at Leeds Railway Station

18th October 2018

A new development that will improve the look and feel of Leeds Railway Station has been announced by Network Rail […]

Network Rail completes revitalisation of historic bridges in Wandsworth

17th October 2018

The Victorian railway bridges at Earlsfield station in Wandsworth have been given major facelifts to restore them to their former […]

Consultation announced on ‘transformational’ plan to remove Britain’s worst railway bottleneck and provide a step-change in reliability

16th October 2018

People across the south east of England will be able to have their say on proposals for a major railway […]

Electrification to Bristol Parkway a step closer as Network Rail carry out vital upgrade

15th October 2018

Passengers in Bristol are to benefit from more seats, quicker journey times and more frequent trains from next year, as […]

Network Rail looks to recruit its largest group of apprentices across Wales and Borders

12th October 2018

Network Rail is urging people with an interest in engineering to apply for its Advanced Engineering Apprenticeship Scheme, starting in March 2019. […]

Rail freight upgrade between Doncaster and northern Lincolnshire ports to boost local economy

11th October 2018

Work is underway to upgrade the rail route between Doncaster and Immingham in an exciting new project which looks to […]

Aberdeen-Inverness project gives customers virtual view of upgrade works

10th October 2018

Passengers at Aberdeen station are being given the chance to see enhancement works recently delivered between Aberdeen and Dyce in […]

Leaves off the line: leaf-busting locos help keep passengers on the move this autumn

9th October 2018

Four specialist trains are working 24 hours a day to blast leaves off the line and keep passengers and freight […]

Rail industry thanks passengers as all train services resume at Derby following huge upgrade

8th October 2018

Rail passengers are joining the celebrations at Derby station today (Monday 08 October) as full rail services resume. Network Rail, […]

Demolition work complete on Glasgow Queen Street station

5th October 2018

The redevelopment of Glasgow Queen Street station reached another major milestone this week as the project team completed all of […]

Early opening for £8m Stirling railway bridge

4th October 2018

Kerse Road in Stirling will re-open on Friday 19 October – a week earlier than anticipated -as work on the […]

Network Rail, Southeastern and Govia Thameslink Railway launch campaign to keep passengers moving this autumn

3rd October 2018

“Would you ask someone to accelerate over black ice on the roads? Leaves on the line pose the same danger […]

One of the world’s most historically important railway artefacts rediscovered by Network Rail after more than 50 years

2nd October 2018

For the first time, members of the public will be able to see detailed plans by George Stephenson – known as the […]

Biggest investment into railway in Derby since the Victorian era enters final week

1st October 2018

Network Rail’s £200million investment to upgrade the railway in Derby has entered its final week. The Derby Resignalling Project will […]

£9m Aberdeen station investment is first glass news

27th September 2018

Work is now underway on a 12-month programme at Aberdeen station to deliver a £9m investment to upgrade and replace […]

Industry first for Network Rail IP signalling team

26th September 2018

Network Rail’s Infrastructure Projects (IP) Signalling team has achieved an industry first, recording the highest ever score in an internationally […]

ScotRail Alliance investing millions in autumn safety

25th September 2018

The ScotRail Alliance is making sure Scotland’s railway is better prepared than ever before for autumn. Over £13m is being […]

Trains continue to run during embankment repairs on Chiltern line

24th September 2018

Network Rail is carrying out repairs on the Chiltern main line near Bicester after a stretch of embankment was found […]

Stirling-Dunblane-Alloa electrification means changes for Central Belt travellers

21st September 2018

Work to electrify the Stirling, Dunblane and Alloa lines ahead of the introduction of new electric trains will see the […]

Station redevelopment is step-up for Breich

20th September 2018

Breich station has re-opened to passenger service following a 12 week closure to enable a £2.4m redevelopment. The West Lothian […]

Network Rail supports British business with £200m British Steel contract extension

19th September 2018

A two-year contract extension continues the close partnership between British Steel and Network Rail, owner and infrastructure manager of Britain’s […]