Network Rail stories

All the latest Network Rail news.

Network Rail to carry out vital signalling work in Bristol ahead of the introduction of more frequent services this winter

23rd October 2019

Passengers in the Bristol area are advised to check before travelling over the next two weekends (26-27 October and Sunday […]

River protection work keeps West Coast main line passengers on the move

22nd October 2019

Journeys on Europe’s busiest mixed-use passenger and freight railway line have been protected from river erosion in Cumbria. More than […]

Historic railway bridge strengthened for passengers in Bolton

21st October 2019

A Grade II listed railway bridge is being repaired and strengthened for passengers and road users in Bolton. Improvements started […]

Stations of the future – Network Rail

19th October 2019

Network Rail and Arup have launched a report that explores and identifies the future role that stations will play in […]

Network Rail leaders make Financial Times list of influential females in engineering

17th October 2019

Two Network Rail leaders have been internationally recognised as being among the most influential females in engineering. Board member Bridget […]

Network Rail completes major upgrade to roof at Knaresborough station

16th October 2019

Network Rail has completed a £150,000 upgrade at Knaresborough station to improve the roof and bring benefits for passengers, visitors […]

Early completion for Queen Street platform works

14th October 2019

Network Rail has successfully completed the lengthening of platforms 4 and 5 at Glasgow Queen Street station. Work on the […]

Make an epic career choice with the Level 3 Engineering Apprenticeship scheme

10th October 2019

Network Rail are recruiting for the next batch of future rail leaders through the apprenticeship scheme. Applications are now open […]

Celebrations as Leeds reaps benefits of major station improvements – and more investment to come

9th October 2019

Network Rail, West Yorkshire Combined Authority and Leeds City Council have today (Wednesday, 9 October) celebrated the results of major […]

Network Rail first as two pieces of level crossing technology are linked together to improve safety

8th October 2019

Jacky Duffin Wood level crossing in Carlton, North Yorkshire, is the first in the Britain to link two safety measures […]

Major investment for Cumbria will see improved journeys for passengers and freight

8th October 2019

Passengers are being advised to plan their journeys later this month when Network Rail continues its major improvement of the […]

Network Rail invest extra £2.2 million to keep passengers moving in Wessex this autumn

7th October 2019

Network Rail and South Western Railway are working together to keep passengers on the move around the Wessex route this […]

Listed luggage bridge to be restored at Worcester Shrub Hill station

4th October 2019

A Grade II listed former luggage bridge is being lovingly restored for passengers at Worcester Shrub Hill station. The Georgian-style […]

West Highland upgrade works set to begin

3rd October 2019

Network Rail engineers will be delivering upgrade and refurbishment works on the West Highland Line from this weekend. The line […]

Network Rail’s leaf-busting machines ready to tackle autumnal deluge

2nd October 2019

As the cold mornings draw in and the leaves start to brown, Network Rail is busily preparing its 61 leaf-busting […]

Network Rail cloud migration project recognised as industry leader

1st October 2019

Network Rail’s programme to migrate its enterprise resource planning (ERP) software to the cloud, in partnership with Cognizant, has been […]

Free station WiFi to benefit millions of rail passengers

30th September 2019

Passengers at Britain’s biggest and busiest railway stations are set to benefit from a fast, free and reliable WiFi service […]

Network Rail to boost reliability through multi-million pound investment in universities

27th September 2019

Passengers are set to benefit from a railway that can better cope with extreme weather and increased demand after Network Rail pledged millions of pounds to work with universities to […]

Network Rail sees decrease in incidents following anti-trespass campaign in North Wales

26th September 2019

Network Rail hosted over 100 public events in north Wales during the summer to engage with communities and raise awareness of […]

Network Rail awards Ilford and Romford station upgrade contract to VolkerFitzpatrick

25th September 2019

The contract to complete Network Rail’s upgrade of east London stations for the Crossrail project has been awarded to VolkerFitzpatrick. […]

Weekend work starts soon to improve Fen Line services

25th September 2019

Work will start next month at key locations on the Fen Line between King’s Lynn and Cambridge to improve services for passengers. […]

Return of the plaque – lost railway artefact found for sale on eBay

24th September 2019

A missing piece of railway history is being returned to its rightful place – thanks to cunning detective work by […]