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All the latest Network Rail news.

Fifth Access For All Scheme delivered in Scotland by Story Contracting

28th January 2019

Train travel to and from the Scottish burgh, Kilmarnock, is set to become a lot easier thanks to a major […]

Repairs planned to stabilise railway embankment in Stoke-on-Trent

25th January 2019

Work to stabilise a moving railway embankment on a section of the busy West Coast main line in Stoke-on-Trent will […]

Public information event planned for Soham station proposals

24th January 2019

Plans for a new station in Soham will be on public display at an information event planned for the end […]

Multimillion pound investment into railway in Derbyshire means six days of changes for passengers

24th January 2019

Passengers are being urged to check before they travel as a £13million project to improve the railway in Derbyshire begins […]

Work due to start to extend platform at Northamptonshire station

24th January 2019

Network Rail will begin work on Monday 4 February to extend the platform at Corby station, part of a wider […]

Disused Kent railway line set for new lease of life

23rd January 2019

Folkestone residents can begin looking forward to an exciting new future for the northern section of the disused Folkestone Harbour […]

Vital weekend works set to affect rail journey in South Wales

23rd January 2019

Work is due to get underway on Network Rail’s scheme to complete the electrification of the railway between Bristol Parkway […]

Kilmarnock station’s £2.7m access improvement project nears completion

22nd January 2019

The new lifts at Kilmarnock are now in in public use as access improvements at the station near completion. The […]

Multimillion pound investment into railway in Derbyshire means six days of changes

21st January 2019

Passengers are being urged to check before they travel as a £13million project to improve the railway in Derbyshire begins […]

‘Mini museum’ opens at Liverpool Lime Street to celebrate bygone railway era

18th January 2019

A ‘mini museum’ has opened at Liverpool Lime Street showcasing historic railway artefacts which give a glimpse into the station’s past. […]

New Crane Safety Guidance released by CPA

17th January 2019

The CPA’s Crane Interest Group is pleased to announce the release of their latest Good Practice Guide – Requirements for […]

Final multi-million-pound contracts awarded to deliver rail projects in Scotland and North East

17th January 2019

Network Rail has announced further multi-million-pound contract awards for Control Period 6 (2019-2024), worth a total of £467m. The most […]

Network Rail announces date for major upgrade to Leicestershire’s railway

16th January 2019

Network Rail has announced the dates for a six-day rail closure in Market Harborough to allow major work to the […]

Manchester city centre bridges to be restored to Victorian splendour

15th January 2019

A project to refurbish three historic railway bridges over streets in Manchester city centre will begin this week. The three […]

£38m Network Rail contract win sparks Story Contracting recruitment drive

15th January 2019

Story Contracting is set for major expansion and job creation after being selected to deliver additional Network Rail contracts for […]

Residents and passengers thanked as level crossing renewal completed in Nantwich

14th January 2019

Newcastle Road has re-opened and weekend train services between Shrewsbury and Crewe have resumed as normal, following the successful completion […]

Crewe to Manchester weekend passengers reminded to check before they travel in February

11th January 2019

Passengers who travel between Crewe and Manchester are being advised to plan ahead as work to replace a bridge over […]

No need to spend a penny as toilet charges scrapped at London Paddington

9th January 2019

Passengers at London Paddington can now use the toilets for free after Network Rail removed all charges to use them. […]

Haverfordwest residents reminded of Pembroke Road railway bridge replacement

8th January 2019

Haverfordwest residents are reminded that essential work to replace Pembroke Road railway bridge will be completed later this month. As part […]

Engineers deliver 100th high-speed handback of the year

7th January 2019

Network Rail engineers hit a major milestone during our seasonal upgrades – our 100th high speed handback of the year. On […]

Murphy awarded Network Rail CP6 Anglia framework

4th January 2019

Murphy has been awarded one of three multi-billion-pound contracts by Network Rail for the South of England, worth up to […]

Euston’s taxi rank moves above ground as part of 2019 station changes

4th January 2019

Euston station’s outdoor taxi rank will open this Sunday 6 January, providing passengers with a better way to switch between […]