Over the next 18 months Network Rail will be making significant changes to Paddington station to provide passengers with new and improved facilities. The Grade 1 listed structure is currently benefitting from a renovation of its roof and an upgrade to its lighting system above the platforms.
Many girls believe engineering is a job for boys, according to a survey of 12-17-year-olds published today by Network Rail. Engineering is second only to the construction industry in struggling to overcome the gender divide, the survey found.
Network Rail engineers will be delivering over £12m of improvement projects on key lines on Scotland’s railway during May.
In a significant step towards the vision of ‘One Industry One Card’, Network Rail and Transport for London (TfL) have signed an agreement to extend the use of Sentinel to London Underground and its supply chain.
Level crossings will be enhanced to the most modern standards and sections of track will be replaced by Network Rail’s Orange Army to deliver a better service for passengers.
The ghostly remains of a long-lost South London railway station – closed 100 years ago - have been uncovered by engineers constructing the Bermondsey Dive Under, as part of the Thameslink Programme.
Network Rail has received news from the RMT & TSSA regarding the latest pay offer for the operations (including controllers), maintenance and bands 5-8 bargaining groups that it as to move forward with a strike ballot.
Work has begun this week at Moorfields station as part of an £8m investment which will transform it into a modern station serving Liverpool’s business district.
Passengers are a step closer to better, faster, quieter journeys today as Network Rail completed a major programme of work to rebuild a road bridge to the north of Bedford three weeks early, as part of a £1.6bn railway upgrade plan that’s underway on the main line to and from London St Pancras.
During the course of three days of talks facilitated by Acas, Network Rail, RMT, TSSA and Unite trade unions have been discussing the pay deals for 2015 to 2018 for the operations (including controllers), maintenance and bands 5-8 bargaining groups.
The redeveloped Birmingham New Street is to be one of the first stations in the country to feature state-of-the-art advertising screens above all of its main entrances.