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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...

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...

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...

Balham station facelift underway

A facelift of Balham station is currently underway and will end in Spring 2021. The £2.6 million revamp will focus on improving several features...

Poppy Day starts at Waterloo

The Royal British Legion has launched its annual ‘Poppy Day’ appeal at London Waterloo station. A suitably socially distanced event saw armed forces personnel attend...

Hampshire and Surrey stations becoming brighter and greener

With LED lights now being so much more efficient than the old incandescent and florescent options, Network Rail’s Wessex Route is rewiring and relighting...

More cycle space at four Greater Anglia stations

As more people turn to cycling as both ‘green’ transport and a way to keep fit, Greater Anglia is improving cycle parking at four...

New footbridge at Sussex station

Eridge station in East Sussex has a new footbridge after Network Rail completed a £1.8 million project. Eridge station serves the rural district in East...

Staffordshire’s Churnet Valley Railway plans panto-style Christmas experience

The Churnet Valley Railway in Staffordshire is pressing ahead with plans to make this year extra special for children and their families. A panto-style experience...