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St Pancras International improvements continue

St Pancras International improvements continue

2 days ago in Rail News

East Midlands Trains passengers are being reminded of changes to their journeys next weekend (January 31 and February 1) when essential improvement work takes place on the main line into St Pancras International. → Read More

Government warns Network Rail to improve investment plans

Government warns Network Rail to improve investment plans

3 days ago in Rail News

Members of Parliament in the UK have warn Network rail must show it can deliver record investment, following Christmas disruption. Members of the House of Commons transport committee welcomes record investment committed to the ‘classic’ rail network but calls for greater regional balance in spending. → Read More

Network Rail removes the mail conveyor at Temple Meads station (time lapse)

Network Rail removes the mail conveyor at Temple Meads station (time lapse)

16th Jan 2015 in Rail News

In December last year, engineers from Network Rail’s ‘orange army’ began the process of removing the old Royal Mail mail conveyor from Bristol Temple Meads station, culminating in the structure being lifted out on Christmas Day. → Read More

Storm conditions to affect some West of Scotland rail services

Storm conditions to affect some West of Scotland rail services

14th Jan 2015 in Rail News

With winds of up to 90mph expected to hit the West coast of Scotland from early afternoon tomorrow – and snow expected across the country from tonight → Read More

Prototype battery-powered train carries passengers for first time

Prototype battery-powered train carries passengers for first time

13th Jan 2015 in Travel Technology NewsRail News

The first battery-powered train to run on Britain’s rail network in more than half a century carries its first passengers this week. This marks an important milestone in the project to demonstrate the viability of an eco-friendly battery-powered train for the twenty-first century. → Read More

Network Rail announces £16m enhancement for Edinburgh-Fife line

Network Rail announces £16m enhancement for Edinburgh-Fife line

12th Jan 2015 in Rail News

Network Rail and Transport Minister Derek Mackay have announced that one of Scotland’s iconic rail routes will benefit from a £16m signalling enhancement. → Read More

Passengers reminded of Manchester Airport station weekend closure

Passengers reminded of Manchester Airport station weekend closure

9th Jan 2015 in Rail News

Work to complete the new fourth platform at Manchester Airport station will resume this weekend as Network Rail begins to install the new track and signalling. → Read More

Difficult weekend journeys ahead between York and Leeds

Difficult weekend journeys ahead between York and Leeds

8th Jan 2015 in Rail News

Network Rail engineers will replace part of the track to make journeys more reliable on the route between York, Church Fenton and Leeds → Read More

Network Rail plans for faster, more frequent services in the north of England

Network Rail plans for faster, more frequent services in the north of England

Press Release | 12th Sep 2014 in Rail News

A consultation on the development of the railway between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Oxford Road stations will be launched next week. → Read More

Work to upgrade UK Midland Main Line continues

Work to upgrade UK Midland Main Line continues

Press Release | 11th Sep 2014 in Rail News

Work to reconstruct three bridges between Bedford and Wellingborough stations is set to start this month, as part of a major investment to provide more reliable journeys for passengers on the Midland Main Line. → Read More

Station retail continues to shine

Station retail continues to shine

Press Release | 10th Sep 2014 in Rail News

Figures released today by Network Rail have revealed more evidence of the changing face of modern retail with in-station retail spend once again outperforming the high street average, and growing for the ninth quarter in a row. → Read More

Stark safety warning to UK’s Grimsby level crossing users

Stark safety warning to UK’s Grimsby level crossing users

Press Release | 21st Jul 2014 in Rail News

Network Rail and the British Transport Police (BTP) have today issued a warning that reckless and dangerous behaviour at Grimsby town centre level crossing could end in tragedy. → Read More

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