Network Rail stories

All the latest Network Rail news.

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 […]

Anglia route passengers to check before travelling over the festive season due to planned works

6th December 2019

The vast majority of our rail network in Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex and East London will be open as usual for […]

Final plans announced for West Yorkshire passengers over the Christmas period

5th December 2019

Network Rail and Northern have announced the final plans for rail services on 27, 28 and 29 December to allow […]

Four major railway stations among first to recognise hidden disability sunflowers

4th December 2019

Four of the country’s biggest railway stations will now offer passengers with hidden disabilities a discreet way to ask for […]

Blackpool homelessness ambassador wins another charity award

3rd December 2019

A Network Rail signaller who provides help and support to homeless people in Blackpool has won another award for his […]

Vital Christmas upgrades for Edinburgh’s Haymarket junction

2nd December 2019

Network Rail engineers will be working around-the-clock this Christmas to renew a key junction near Edinburgh Haymarket station. From December […]

Safety film inspired by Northamptonshire teens turned into comic

2nd December 2019

Network Rail has produced a new comic book based on the safety film, ‘18’, which was developed with the help […]

Signalling upgrade of Lewes to Seaford line to be commissioned over four-days this weekend

26th November 2019

Network Rail engineers in Sussex will be working around the clock this week to finish upgrading the line between Lewes […]

Network Rail’s National Records Group achieves BSI Kitemark for Customer Service

21st November 2019

The team that manages Network Rail’s infrastructure records, including the corporate archive, has always been proud of their customer service […]

Network Rail start work to improve accessibility at Spalding station next month

20th November 2019

Work is starting next month (Tuesday, 3 December) at Spalding station, which will make it more accessible for passengers. Network […]

Passengers urged to check before they travel over Christmas as improvement work continues at Leeds station

18th November 2019

Network Rail and train operators at Leeds station are strongly advising passengers to check before they travel over Christmas as […]

Ilford station main works to start in the New Year

14th November 2019

Network Rail, along with its contractor VolkerFitzpatrick, will begin works in January 2020 to deliver significant improvements to Ilford station […]

Contract extension for provision of Contingent Labour Services to Network Rail

12th November 2019

RTC Group Plc (AIM: RTC.L) is delighted to announce that Network Rail have agreed to extend their contract with the […]

Regions take on more as Network Rail’s devolution journey continues

11th November 2019

Network Rail’s new geographic regions, established in June, today took on accountability for the delivery of all projects within their […]