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Trial Operations underway ahead of Elizabeth line opening next year

Delivery of the Elizabeth line has reached its next significant milestone with the Trial Operations stage now underway. This marks the final phase of...

“Wrecking Ball Act” threatens future of historic bridge

Unrest is brewing in an East Sussex village over National Highways’ plan to infill a historic railway bridge within a conservation area. The state-owned roads...

Upgrades continue at Leeds station this month in project to remodel track

Work is ramping up on a major project to upgrade the track layout at Leeds station to bring more reliable services for passengers. On Saturday...

Carrington West Awarded Share of £950m Frontline Labour Supply Deal by Network Rail

Carrington West are delighted to announce that after a rigorous tender process dating back to last year they have had confirmation that they are...

Ribblehead viaduct repairs complete

Iconic structure benefits from sensitive remedial works over harsh winter. Since November 2020, 100ft high scaffolding towers have moved across seven of the viaduct’s 24...

Transport for Wales delivers new Bow Street station

Transport for Wales is delighted to announce the opening of the new Bow Street station. The first train stopped at the station in Ceredigion, mid...

Approved WMCA Budget will fund schemes that can support economic recovery and help protect environment

A budget of more than £900m, including funding for infrastructure, regeneration and job training schemes that can support the region’s post-Covid-19 economic recovery and...

Hastings line to be closed from Robertsbridge through to Tonbridge from Monday as Network Rail engineers tackle earthwork repairs

Network Rail engineers are accelerating work to rebuild a cutting at the entrance to a tunnel on the London to Hastings line to reduce...

Planned track works mean more trains on time on the Great Eastern Main Line

Track renewals and overhead line maintenance works will take place between Norwich and Ipswich later this month (February) to improve reliability on the Great...

Reaction to HS2 Phase 2a gaining Royal Assent

HS2 Phase 2a (Birmingham - Crewe) has today reached Royal Assent Reacting to this announcement, Maria Machancoses, director of Midlands Connect, said: “Today’s historic milestone will...

Essential escalator work at South Kensington Tube station starts on Saturday 27 February 2021

Five escalators serving the Piccadilly line to be replacedTrains serving the Piccadilly line will be non-stopping at South Kensington from Saturday 27 February 2021Customers travelling...

One of the country’s most hit railway bridges is repaired and strengthened allowing Cambridgeshire road to reopen

Stonea road in Cambridgeshire reopened this week after one of the country’s most hit railway bridges was repaired and strengthened, following a crash that...

Paralympian Andy Barrow to lead panel ensuring Southeastern trains are accessible to all

Paralympian Andy Barrow to lead new panel to continually review and improve policy and practiceNew accessibility app will use inclusive design principlesInnovative features added to customer information systems...

Footpath reopens following major work to protect railway from erosion in East Yorkshire

A popular footpath which runs between Hessle and North Ferriby has reopened following the completion of major work to protect a nearby railway embankment...

HS2 reveals Chilterns ‘barn design’ vent shaft for Chalfont St Giles

HS2 has revealed the final design for the latest of its ‘barn design’ headhouses that will provide ventilation and emergency access to the ten-mile...

Passengers to benefit from railway drainage improvements in Trafford

Passenger journeys are being made more reliable with railway drainage upgrade work underway in Greater Manchester. A £1.3m Great North Rail Project investment will see a...

Passengers set for longer platforms, new footbridge and step free access in £31million Feltham station upgrade

£31million Feltham station upgrade completed with extended platforms, new pedestrian and cycle bridge and step-free entranceClosure of Feltham West level crossing has enhanced the...

Major improvements on scenic Esk Valley line as Network Rail upgrades 1940’s track

Network Rail is upgrading sections of track on the Esk Valley line, which date back to the 1940’s, to bring smoother journeys for passengers...