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Network Rail announces contract award to support workbank delivery

20th August 2019

Network Rail has awarded major contracts to both Altran and AECOM to support the delivery of work within its Safety, […]

Passengers reminded to check before they travel over the August bank holiday weekend

16th August 2019

Ahead of the upcoming August bank holiday weekend, Network Rail is urging passengers to plan their journeys in advance as […]

Track upgrade means faster and reliable journeys for passengers on the Mid-Cheshire line

15th August 2019

Passengers travelling between Chester and Manchester via Altrincham are benefitting from faster and smoother journeys thanks to modernised railway tracks. […]

23-days of engineering work to complete modernisation of Wherry lines

14th August 2019

Passengers in Norfolk will benefit from a significant upgrade in reliability and safety when a digitally-enabled signalling system goes live […]

VolkerRail appointed as ECM for Network Rail’s Kirow 1200 crane for further three years

14th August 2019

Network Rail has appointed VolkerRail as the operator and maintainer of its Kirow 1200 rail mounted crane for a further […]

Shrewsbury station upgrade continues – Network Rail

13th August 2019

Work to upgrade Shrewsbury station continues with repairs and the renewal of station canopies almost complete and work progressing on […]

West Highland recovery works update

12th August 2019

Train services will be reintroduced between Crianlarich and Oban from Monday, but the line will remain closed between Ardlui and […]

Full steam ahead for the Conwy Valley line

9th August 2019

Network Rail and Transport for Wales Rail Services hosted a special steam train trip on Saturday 3 August to celebrate […]

Better design across our railway – Network Rail

9th August 2019

There’s a lot more to building and developing Britain’s railway buildings and infrastructure than engineering. An expert panel and a […]

Network Rail teams up with local council to bring ‘Happy Street’ to Battersea

8th August 2019

Network Rail has worked in partnership with Wandsworth Council to spread some joy in the Nine Elms area of Battersea […]

Growing appetite for investment in Britain’s railway – Network Rail

7th August 2019

Appetite among private companies to invest in our railway is growing as Network Rail strives to become easier to work […]

New roof starts to emerge from behind the hoardings at Leeds Station

6th August 2019

Passengers at Leeds have been given their first glimpse of the new station roof as construction hoardings start to come […]

Railway reopens after 16-day overhaul of key junction on West Coast main line

5th August 2019

Passengers are benefitting from a more reliable railway today (5 August) with the West Coast main line fully reopen after […]

Planning application submitted for sleeper facility in Bescot

1st August 2019

A planning application to build a railway sleeper facility in Bescot has been submitted by Network Rail. The final submission […]

Cannon Street railway bridge owned by Network Rail receives makeover as part of £45m artwork project

1st August 2019

The project is the result of an unparalleled collaboration between London based and international creative talent, local authorities and partners […]

Construction begins on £2.5million Bridlington Station Plaza Scheme

31st July 2019

Work has now begun on a £2.5million scheme to transform the entrance way to Bridlington Railway Station as part of […]

Kent rail passengers to benefit from £10m project to improve passenger information systems

30th July 2019

The upgraded passenger information systems were designed by a team of rail industry experts and developed through trials with passenger […]

Work to allow eight car trains between Cambridge and King’s Lynn to start this autumn

30th July 2019

Work to tackle congestion on peak train services between Cambridge and King’s Lynn is set to start this autumn. VolkerFitzpatrick […]

Successful completion of Queen Street platform extensions

29th July 2019

The newly extended platform two and three at Glasgow Queen Street station re-opened on July 29, following the successful completion […]

Key stage of £14million investment into railway in Doncaster successfully completed

29th July 2019

Network Rail, working in partnership with Doncaster Council and the Sheffield City Region, has successfully completed a key stage of […]

Passengers thanked for their patience after disruption caused by extreme heat

26th July 2019

Passengers are being thanked for their patience today (26 July) and advised to check before they travel as services return […]

Major accessibility upgrade underway at Mills Hill station

25th July 2019

A multi-million-pound project to improve accessibility for passengers at Mills Hill station in Greater Manchester has started this week. The […]