Network Rail stories

All the latest Network Rail news.

Passengers to get faster journeys between Somerset and Dorset following bridge renewal at Yetminster

17th January 2020

Network Rail is to carry out upgrades between Castle Cary and Weymouth over a series of weekends this spring to […]

Glenfinnan Viaduct is the back drop to railway protection work

16th January 2020

Work is underway to protect the railway from potential landslips and rock-falls from the hillsides and embankments around the iconic […]

Network Rail announce major improvement to Beverley railway station

15th January 2020

Network Rail has announced that £600,000 will be invested at Beverley railway station to improve passenger experience and enhance the […]

Improvements at some of London’s busiest stations

15th January 2020

The latest figures released by the Office of Rail and Road (ORR) reveal that London Waterloo remains Britain’s busiest station. […]

Birmingham New Street climbs busiest station national rankings to fifth place

14th January 2020

Birmingham New Street station is now the fifth busiest in the country, according to latest figures. Between 2018/19 the station […]

Network Rail launches action plan for working with small and medium businesses

13th January 2020

Network Rail has published its plan of action for working more effectively and closely with small and medium enterprises (SMEs), […]

Rowley Regis tunnel repairs to make railway more reliable for passengers

10th January 2020

An historic railway tunnel in the West Midlands is being made more reliable for passengers this month. Two million pounds […]

Central route director to put passengers first in West Midlands and Chiltern areas

9th January 2020

Dave Penney has joined Network Rail’s North West and Central (NW&C) region as the new Central route director. He joins […]

Network Rail approve Bender UK’s RS4 rail signal power protection system

9th January 2020

Network Rail has approved Bender UK’s next generation RS4 Rail Signalling Power Protection system that delivers increased sensitivity for first […]

Network Rail announces £640m contract awards to deliver design services

8th January 2020

Network Rail has announced the award of 82 framework contracts to deliver design services across the country, worth an estimated […]

Maintenance contract awarded for Network Rail’s ‘Flying Banana’ train

7th January 2020

Network Rail has awarded a contract to Loram UK for the maintenance of its New Measurement Train following a competitive […]

New Route Director joins Network Rail Anglia

6th January 2020

Ellie Burrows has joined Network Rail this week as route director for Anglia. The Anglia route is one of four […]

Passengers to benefit from a better railway after Christmas and New Year work

2nd January 2020

Passengers are benefiting from a more reliable railway after Christmas and New Year maintenance and upgrade work was completed. Thousands […]

Hundreds of Network Rail staff work on King’s Cross project over Christmas period

19th December 2019

Over 300 Network Rail staff will be giving up their Christmases to work on a project to remodel one and […]

Vital upgrade to Newcastle’s historic King Edward Bridge continues this Christmas

19th December 2019

Network Rail will continue on a major project to improve the reliability of the railway in Newcastle this Christmas as […]

Work completes on the new entrance at Leeds railway station

17th December 2019

Network Rail has completed work to install a new station façade at Leeds station with thousands of passengers feeling the […]

New, bigger car park opens at Market Harborough station

16th December 2019

Network Rail and East Midlands Railway opened the extended car park at Market Harborough station yesterday (Sunday, 15 December). Over […]

Rail network in Sussex will be open for business this Christmas and New Year

13th December 2019

The vast majority of the rail network in Sussex will be open for business as usual this Christmas and New […]

Network Rail awarded for preserving its railway heritage

12th December 2019

Network Rail has been awarded a National Railway Heritage award for its work on the refurbishment of the South Esk […]

Network Rail protects Banksy’s Birmingham homelessness art

10th December 2019

Network Rail has put a protective screen over the latest art work by under-cover artist Banksy. Two reindeer were daubed […]

Bedford station car park reopens early for customers

9th December 2019

Network Rail and Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) are pleased to announce that Bedford station car park has fully reopened over […]

Passengers urged to check before they travel over Christmas and New Year

9th December 2019

Passengers will benefit from a better, more reliable railway in 2020 thanks to upgrade and maintenance work taking place this […]