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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...

New joints for A1 bridge over ECML

A busy North East bridge that carries the A1 over the East Coast main line will undergo vital maintenance work in November to fix...

Gatwick Airport station rebuild gathers pace

The huge new railway station concourse at Gatwick Airport station is now under construction and trains have already started to use the first platform...

Liverpool to invest in new Merseyrail station

A £1.5 million investment by the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority has given a big boost to plans to build a new station in...

Portsmouth landmark viaduct to be refurbished during January

One of Portsmouth’s most prominent Victorian railway structures is to get some vital engineering attention in January 2021. Built in 1876, the Landport Viaduct supports...

Tram-Train pilot in Sheffield to act as blueprint for future schemes

The success of South Yorkshire’s Tram Train service has resulted in it being used as a blueprint to benefit future UK transport schemes, as...

Multi-million-pound track upgrades in Cumbria

Network Rail will be upgrading track near Bootle station on five consecutive Sundays from 15 November to 13 December. Buses will replace trains between...

Tunnelling completed at Bank Tube station

The project to modernise and expand Bank Underground station in London has reached a major milestone as tunnelling work is now complete. The tunnelling, which...

Work continues to improve King’s Cross

Essential work continues at London King’s Cross as part of the £1.2 billion East Coast Upgrade that will transform journeys on the East Coast...

Weekend work at Whaley Bridge will close railway in November

Essential upgrade work to two railway bridges in Whaley Bridge, Derbyshire, will affect local rail journeys next month. The structures will be made safe and...

Programme of upgrades to Great Eastern main railway line

Vital rail upgrade works on the Great Eastern main line between Ipswich and London start this month, with work taking place at various points...

PORR / Aggregate Industries consortium wins HS2 modular track contract

A partnership which includes PORR UK Ltd and Aggregate Industries UK has won a major contract to design and manufacture the modular track system...

Plans revealed for major railway upgrade in West Yorkshire

Network Rail has published plans for major upgrades to the railway between Huddersfield and Westtown (Dewsbury) and is now inviting public comment. The plans, which...