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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...

Planning applications for stations at East Linton and Reston

Network Rail has applied for permission to build two more new stations in Scotland. A new station at East Linton, in East Lothian on the...

‘Christmas tree of hope’ at Manchester Piccadilly

After a challenging 2020, the rail industry is appealing for people to send their messages of hope and goodwill to attach to special Christmas...

King’s Cross toilets benefit from £2.3 million upgrade

A £2.3 million upgrade to King’s Cross station toilets has just been completed, making them much more pleasant to use for station users. The upgrade...

King’s Cross station lit in purple for #PurpleLightUp

Passengers travelling through King’s Cross on Thursday 3 December may have been surprised to see the Western Concourse bathed in purple light. It was all...

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...

£1.2 million facelift for Burgess Hill station

Two 50-metre canopies over the platforms at Burgess Hill station have been replaced by Network Rail, which has also made a raft of other...

HS2 goes to market for lifts and escalators

HS2 has issued its latest invitation to tender to its supply chain, this time to design, deliver and maintain almost 300 state-of-the-art lifts and...

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 station entrance at Ilford takes shape

VolkerFitzpatrick has finished installing the steel framework for the new station entrance building at Ilford, revealing how the modern and spacious building will integrate...

Sheffield station still affected by derailment

Despite Network Rail engineers working throughout the weekend, Sheffield station is still affected by the derailment that happened on Wednesday morning, 11 November 2020. Five...

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...

Union calls for zero tolerance on Covid outbreaks

A Covid-19 outbreak has occurred at Manchester Piccadilly train station, with 11 staff testing positive and dozens of their colleagues now self-isolating. Avanti and...

Unknown Warrior centenary marked at London Victoria

London Victoria station is staging a pop-up exhibition to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the journey and burial of the Unknown Warrior, after national...

Super-sized information display goes live at Victoria

London Victoria station now has Britain's largest and clearest single passenger information display. The giant 5 by 2.5 metre full-colour LED display is situated...

Lifts back in service at Tamworth station

The three lifts at Tamworth station are back in service after a major overhaul. An investment of nearly £675,000 saw each of the three...