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All the latest Network Rail news.

Major milestones reached in reconstruction of two Northamptonshire road bridges and upgrade to Kettering station begins

14th May 2019

Network Rail engineers have successfully reached a major milestone in the reconstruction of two road bridges in Northamptonshire, as part […]

Network Rail appoints new chief information officer

13th May 2019

Network Rail has announced that today, Monday 13 May, Aidan Hancock joined the company as group chief information officer (CIO). […]

Network Rail awards contract to BAM Nuttall for new Dawlish sea wall which will protect vital rail artery to the south west

10th May 2019

Network Rail has awarded the contract for construction of the first phase of the Dawlish sea wall to BAM Nuttall […]

Historic footbridge successfully installed at Stirling station

9th May 2019

Network Rail successfully re-installed the footbridge linking platforms six and nine at Stirling station this holiday weekend. The works, carried […]

Network Rail awards £136m road fleet management contract to Hitachi Capital

8th May 2019

Network Rail has awarded a £136m contract to Hitachi Capital to provide integrated road fleet management services. The four-year contract […]

Major bank holiday railway upgrades completed with more to come later in May

7th May 2019

Passengers are benefiting from better, more reliable journeys on the West Coast main line between Euston and Carlisle, after May […]

Bringing the sound of bird song to London Bridge Station

3rd May 2019

Sounds from an ecological park will be streamed to London Bridge Station, the UK’s fourth busiest railway station, thanks to […]

Dunbar platform construction to begin in May

2nd May 2019

Network Rail, and main contractor Amco, will begin work on Dunbar’s new second platform from next week (Tuesday, May 7). […]

Crossover commissioning marks Waverley works completion

1st May 2019

Network Rail engineers have successfully completed a £25m, two-year-long upgrade at Edinburgh Waverley with the commissioning of a new crossover […]

Incredible time-lapse footage shows major work taking place at Leeds station

30th April 2019

Network Rail has released incredible time-lapse footage showing major improvement work taking place at Leeds station. In October, Network Rail […]

Economic and green boost for the Peak District as £14m rail freight scheme unveiled

29th April 2019

A new £14m railway extension has been unveiled in Buxton which will boost productivity in the UK construction sector. Network […]

Network Rail announces £750m contract awards to deliver signalling nationwide

29th April 2019

Network Rail has announced the award of six multi-million-pound framework contracts to deliver signalling and telecoms across the country, worth […]

Network Rail sets out £1million plan to improve station facilities

26th April 2019

Network Rail have earmarked £1million to improve facilities at London Paddington, Reading and Bristol Temple Meads as part of their […]

Last chance to give your view on Waverley Masterplan

25th April 2019

Those interested in helping shape the future of Edinburgh Waverley have one day left to submit their views on the […]

Bridge refurbishment re-connects Glasgow conservation areas

24th April 2019

Network Rail has completed the refurbishment of the former Strathbungo station footbridge connecting Moray Place and Darnley Road on Glasgow’s […]

Significant milestone reached in Midland Main Line Upgrade

23rd April 2019

A significant milestone in the Midland Main Line Upgrade has been reached as a brand new sub-station has been installed […]

‘Stay off the railway’ warning as electrified lines switched on in Manchester

18th April 2019

The overhead power lines on the eastern side of Manchester Victoria station are now live as work continues to introduce […]

Easter investment for Scotland’s railway

17th April 2019

Network Rail engineers will be working around-the-clock this Easter bank holiday to deliver more than £18m of improvements across Scotland’s […]

Plans for a new sea wall to protect the railway at Dawlish approved by Teignbridge District Council

16th April 2019

This afternoon (Tuesday 16 April) Teignbridge District Council approved Network Rail’s plans to deliver a new sea wall at Dawlish […]

Jumping sheep baa-red from the railway thanks to £50,000 dry-stone wall repairs

16th April 2019

Network Rail is making sure ‘ewe shall not pass’ by restoring dry-stone walls along 11 miles of Cumbrian railway to […]

Chorley railway bridges to undergo vital refurbishment work

15th April 2019

Two bridges over the West Coast main line in Lancashire are being refurbished to secure the future of the railway […]

Network Rail announces next stage of work to Bromham Road bridge

11th April 2019

Network Rail has announced details of the next stage of work to Bromham Road bridge in Bedford, as part of […]