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Industry-first authorisation for Midland main line upgrade

Network Rail has been implementing various schemes to upgrade the Midland main line (MML).  These include extending overhead electrification from Bedford to Corby, improving...

Five platforms for Stevenage

A new fifth platform has been constructed at Stevenage station as part of the Stevenage Turnback project.This will allow services from Stevenage to run...

Proposals for the Green Main Line to Devon and Cornwall

Pressure on the government to consider reopening the ‘Northern Route’ to Plymouth via Okehampton and Tavistock is mounting.Tavistock Okehampton Reopening Scheme (TORS) is promoting...

Major upgrade to North Yorkshire rail route complete

A major £9.8 million upgrade to the rail route between Knaresborough and Poppleton has now been completed.The upgrade, which has been carried out by...

HS2 takes delivery of its first giant tunnelling machines

The first two tunnel boring machines (TBMs) that will be used in the construction of HS2 have arrived in the UK.Built by Herrenknecht, a...

New look planned for Stoke-on-Trent station

Stoke-on-Trent railway station is to have a new look as part of a £29 million grant from the government’s Transforming Cities Fund, helping to...

Heritage station bench restored

The heritage of a Grade II listed bench at Scarborough railway station has been protected by a Network Rail project that will make sure...

Upgrades and improvements to Gospel Oak Barking line completed

Track upgrades and bridge strengthening work has been completed on London Overground’s Gospel Oak to Barking line.Two miles of track has been replaced since...

Stadler signs collaboration agreement with Newcastle University

Train manufacturer Stadler and Newcastle University have agreed to work together on a variety of projects, signing a ‘memorandum of understanding’ to endorse their...

Network Rail to help restore disused Derbyshire canal

Network Rail is to invest £350,000 in helping to restore a section of the historic Draycott canal route in Derbyshire, both to reduce flooding...

Grade II listed footbridge reopens at Prudhoe station

The Grade II listed footbridge at Prudhoe station has been opened for passengers after a major project to strengthen, clean and repaint it. Work began...

New platform roofs for St Denys

Work has begun at St Denys station in Southampton to refurbish the platform canopies which, due to the age and condition of the timber...

Darlington bridges restored as historic archive images released

Two historic railway bridges on Yarm Road in Darlington have been restored by Network Rail as part of a £60,000 investment.The bridges, which were...

Network Rail starts bridge replacement works at Postwick

Network Rail will begin work to replace a railway bridge in Postwick, Norfolk, on Monday 16 November. The bridge carries the line from Norwich to...

First phase of work on Barmouth Viaduct completed

The first stage of a £25 million upgrade to the Barmouth Viaduct in Wales has been successfully completed.The first phase of work on the...

CEMEX invests over £600,000 in its rail network

CEMEX, the global building materials solutions supplier, has invested over £600,000 into its UK rail network this year, to increase safety standards and reliability...

Nine-day overhaul of East Suffolk line complete

Network Rail has completed its major renewals in the vicinity of Brampton station on the East Suffolk line to improve reliability.Track replacement on the...

Zonegreen reaches order milestone

Zonegreen, the Sheffield-based rail industry specialist, is marking a major milestone in its 12-year history - the 2,000th order of its depot safety equipment.The...