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Major work planned for bridge at Rainford, St Helens

Network Rail is planning a major refurbishment of a bridge over the Rainford Bypass (A570) near St Helens. Work to refurbish the...

Electric forklift brings green benefits to HS2 construction site

As construction of HS2 gets underway, and the company sets out to do so in as sustainable a way as possible, main...

Network Rail “making a good start” to CP6, says ORR annual assessment

Rail regulator the Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has published its 2019-20 annual assessment of Network Rail and has found that...

Network Rail receives DfT funding to improve Peckham Rye station

Network Rail has received £1 million from the Department for Transport to develop designs for Peckham Rye station, to make it more...

Midland main line electrification gathers pace

Work continues on the £1.5 billion upgrade of the Midland main line to improve journeys for all those using the route.

New report examines future design of local stations

A report commissioned by Network Rail which looked into the future of railway station design has been published by Design Council. ThinkStation...

Approval given to start work at Soham station

East Cambridgeshire District Council has given the go-ahead for the proposed new station at Soham to be built. Network...

Contract signed for three year restoration of Bristol Temple Meads

Bristol Temple Meads station is set to be brought back to its former glory as a huge restoration programme gets underway this summer.  

Work commences to improve Victorian drainage at Manchester Victoria station

Work is commencing on a scheme to prevent flooding around Manchester Victoria station. The Department for Transport is investing £1 million in...

First step towards new HS2 station at Euston completed

Preparations at London Euston for the construction of HS2 have taken the next step with the demolition of the station’s western ramp...

HS2 reveals list of bidders for Curzon Street station

HS2 has revealed the names of the construction firms in the running to build Birmingham Curzon Street station – which will be...

Work on Cumbrian embankments almost complete

Network Rail is making a £3.5 million investment to protect the railway in Cumbria from landslips and provide more reliable journeys for...

Newcastle Central Station access improvements obtain Listed Building Consent

Proposed access improvements to Newcastle Central station have taken a major step forward after planners have granted Listed Building Consent in this,...

Ty’n Y Graig footbridge will be replaced

Transport for Wales will replace Ty’n Y Graig footbridge at Llanbradach on the Rhymney line as soon as possible, CEO James Price...

Hitachi Rails commences order for East Coast Trains

Five new Hitachi Class 803 trains for East Coast Trains has begun at Hitachi Rail’s Newton Aycliffe factory. These...

Aerial repairs for 175-year-old tunnel

Helicopter delivering. A historic Victorian railway tunnel between Clitheroe and Manchester through a hillside in Darwen, Lancashire, has...

VolkerFitzpatrick will build Gosforth depot for Stadler and Tyne & Wear Metro

Swiss train manufacturer Stadler has commissioned VolkerFitzpatrick to build a brand-new depot at Gosforth for its new trains for the Tyne and...

DfT funding for HydroFLEX hydrogen-powered train design

A grant from the Department for Transport will bring the UK’s first hydrogen-powered train (HydroFLEX closer to commercial operation.