Network Rail stories

All the latest Network Rail news.

Conwy Valley line has reopened for passengers ahead of the National Eisteddfod

24th July 2019

The line, which runs between Llandudno Junction and Blaenau Ffestiniog, has reopened fully for passengers. Network Rail and its principal […]

Travel advice for rail passengers as ‘record breaking’ temperatures are forecast for this week

24th July 2019

Passengers planning to travel by train into London and the south east of England are being asked to check before […]

Unique footbridge design set to provide safer access across the railway at South Downs National Park

23rd July 2019

Local people and visitors are set to enjoy safer access across the railway at Tide Mills in the South Downs […]

Rail industry issues reminder to passengers as first planned closure of East Coast Main Line in 20 years is fast approaching

22nd July 2019

Network Rail and train operators are reminding passengers of major changes to services this August Bank Holiday as work takes […]

Eastern region appoints the Route Directors who will be responsible for Putting Passengers and Freight Customers First

19th July 2019

Rob McIntosh, managing director of Network Rail’s Eastern Region, has today announced several appointments to his new senior management team. […]

New trains, new services, more seats as record investment starts to pay dividends

18th July 2019

Network Rail today published its annual report and accounts for the 12 months to 31 March 2019, a year which […]

Children visit major station upgrade to become railway safety ambassadors

17th July 2019

Primary school children have been learning about railway safety during the multi-million pound upgrade of Stechford station in Birmingham. 13 […]

Drone footage released four days ahead of 16-day closure of major junction on West Coast main line

16th July 2019

Drone footage has been released showing the scale of the multi-million-pound upgrade of a major railway junction near Warrington which […]

Completed level crossing upgrade work on the Felixstowe branch line improves safety for all

15th July 2019

Four level crossings on the Felixstowe branch line have been successfully upgraded to make crossing the railway safer for all […]

Passengers benefit from major transformation of Longbridge station

13th July 2019

A major refurbishment of Longbridge station is providing a better railway for passengers in Birmingham. The outside of the station […]

Accessibility Minister visits South East London to mark first anniversary of government’s Inclusive Transport Strategy

11th July 2019

Network Rail and Southeastern welcomed the Accessibility Minister, Nusrat Ghani MP, to Hither Green and New Eltham stations on Monday […]

Network Rail launches a £70m track worker safety task force

10th July 2019

Network Rail has today launched a new safety task force, backed with a £70m fund, to target track-worker safety, bringing […]

Public invited to learn more about major accessibility upgrade at Mills Hill station

9th July 2019

Passengers and residents are being invited to find out more about the multi-million-pound upgrade to make Mills Hill station in […]

Hackney Wick station wins further prestigious design awards

8th July 2019

Following on from winning an ICE award in May, Hackney Wick station has won two further awards from the Royal […]

Major railway bridge in Manchester city centre to be restored

5th July 2019

Passengers, motorists and residents are being informed about work to carefully restore a railway bridge next to Deansgate station in […]

VolkerRail and Network Rail invest in suite of AEDs

5th July 2019

In a move to create a safer work environment on the country’s rail network, VolkerRail and Network Rail have invested […]

Safety gates installed across South East to reduce trespass on the railway

3rd July 2019

Over 15,000 metres of new fencing and gates have been installed at nearly 300 stations across Kent, Sussex and south […]

Road reopens after major railway bridge replacement in Liverpool

1st July 2019

A road closed for the renewal of an important railway bridge which serves Liverpool Freight Terminal has officially reopened today […]

Passengers to see transformation of rail services as modernisation of the South Wales mainline continues

28th June 2019

In December passengers using the South Wales mainline will see a transformation of their rail services as GWR’s biggest timetable change […]

Stunning photos give sneak peek of the new roof at Leeds station

27th June 2019

Spectacular pictures of the new transparent roof at Leeds railway station have been released by Network Rail. The behind-the-scenes images […]

Celebrating mental health and wellbeing champions

26th June 2019

Staff from across Network Rail came together for the first time to participate in a programme introduced to improve mental […]

Network Rail announces £215m contract awards to deliver signalling nationwide

25th June 2019

Network Rail has announced the award of 17 multi-million-pound framework contracts to deliver minor signalling works across the country, worth […]