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Tyne and Wear Metro operator begins £5.5m bridge replacement

Tyne and Wear Metro operator Nexus has started major work to replace an ageing railway bridge.The Victorian era bridge over Killingworth Road, Gosforth, is being...

Amey invests in rail expansion

Amey is already seen as a diverse business, employing more than 20,000 people around the country across a mix of sectors. Its name is...

Gospel Oak to Barking electrification to be complete before spring 2018

Network Rail (NR) has set out the final timeline for work on the Gospel Oak to Barking line electrification.By January 2018,  NR expects the electrification...

A record £3.9 billion was spent by Network Rail across 2016/17

Network Rail's annual report has revealed that it spent a record £3.9 billion across 2016-17 - 10 per cent more than in any previous...

Crossrail engineers work around the clock to install overhead catenary system

Crossrail has released a series of photos revealing the work taken to install the line's overhead catenary system.A team of engineers are working all...

Theresa May opens new £4.5m railway sidings at Maidenhead

Prime minister Theresa May has opened a new railway sidings in her Maidenhead constituency.The £4.5 million sidings have been installed as part of Network Rail’s...

Number of platforms to be reduced by two at Blackpool North railway station

The number of platforms at Blackpool North railway station is to be reduced from eight to six as part of remodelling work by Network Rail.Electrification...

Firm appointed to design future Coventry railway station

Consultancy firm WSP is working with Coventry City Council to improve capacity at the city's railway station. WSP will be looking at the benefits of a...

Atkins awarded £9m contract to upgrade signalling in Cornwall

Network Rail has awarded engineering firm Atkins a contract to upgrade the signalling capability in the South of Cornwall. The contract is worth around £9 million...

Deadline approaches for West Midlanders to have their say on £3.4bn transport spend

Members of the public living in the West Midlands are being reminded they can air their views on how £3.4 billion investment should be spent...

Network Rail to begin repairs on Cutty Sark bridge near Glasgow

Repair work is to be begin on the Cutty Sark railway bridge in the next few weeks.Located outside of Glasgow, the bridge sits on...

Mapping it out – Safe delivery of London Bridge station redevelopment

What more is there to write about Thameslink? The project will forever change rail travel through central London for the better, transforming one of the...

Guiding rail through its technological revolution

telent Managing Director, Rail, Steve Pears spoke to Marc Johnson about telent’s future and how new technology is the answer to rail’s skills challenge.The...

Apperley ever after

Closed by Beeching in 1965, Apperley Bridge station has reopened on the Leeds-Bradford line.Two former stations - Apperley Bridge and Kirkstall Forge - are...

Rail upgrade beats storm front

As Britain suffered extensive flooding, sustained bad weather and gale force winds, over 20,000 members of Network Rail’s Orange Army worked on undaunted over...

New tricks

RailStaff profiles NCB conformance engineer Matt Bower, whose commitment to his own professional development has made him a leading figure in the field of...

Freight delight at HSCrewe

News that HS2 will be put through to Crewe has been welcomed by the rail freight industry.The move will free up capacity for freight...

Crossrail – Scratching the Surface

Network Rail is more than halfway through its Crossrail to-do list. The project’s impressive twin-bore tunnels make up less than a quarter of the...