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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...

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...

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,...

Shottle signalling moves forward

A 110-year-old signal box, originally from Oddingley Crossing in Worcestershire, has been lifted into position at Shottle...

New lifts improve access at Lichfield Trent Valley station

Passengers who use Lichfield Trent Valley station will find access much easier after two new lifts have opened at the station.

New passenger services agreed between Walsall and Wolverhampton

The West Midlands Rail Executive has confirmed that there will be two trains an hour calling at Willenhall and Darlaston stations when...

Cover up on trains

Face coverings on trains, as well as other forms of public transport, became mandatory on 15 June. To prepare...

Upgraded Kidderminster station open for passengers

Kidderminster station reopened on Sunday 7 June with a new glass-fronted building that is twice the size of the old one.

WSP appointed by VolkerFitzpatrick to design new Brent Cross West Thameslink station

WSP, the engineering professional services consultancy, has been appointed by VolkerFitzpatrick to deliver design on Brent Cross West, a new Thameslink station...

Wearing facemasks on trains compulsory in England from 15 June

All passengers must wear face masks on public transport from 15 June. Secretary of State for Transport Grant Shapps announced the new...

Well-known public figures thank rail workers – and remind us all to ‘be safe, be patient, be kind’

A host of well-known politicians, sports stars and media personalities have said “thank you” to railway staff for keeping freight and critical...

South Western Railway installs parcel delivery lockers at stations

As more and more people turn to online shopping while stores are closed due to the Coronavirus outbreak, parcel locker provider InPost...

Cambridge North station celebrates third birthday

Cambridge North station, which was built to improve rail links for people in the north east of the city as well as...