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.
The bridge over the railway on Rochdale Road in Manchester is to be rebuilt as part of Network Rail’s £1bn+ investment in the north west.
Passengers are being reminded that train services between Chorley and Leyland will be disrupted from today, Saturday 19 July until the end of August as part of Network Rail’s investment in the railway in the north west.
Passengers travelling from platforms 13 and 14 at Clapham station will benefit from a new waiting room and retail outlet from Tuesday 15 July.
Users of Roundham level crossing in Kidlington are being targeted this week in a campaign by Network Rail and British Transport Police (BTP) to help them stay safe on the railway.
The line between Liverpool and St Helens has reopened yesterday (14 July) after a nine-day closure to improve the railway in the north west of England.
Work will begin this weekend to provide passengers with better platforms and a new footbridge at Hartford station.
Motorists and residents are being advised that Trinity Street bridge in Bolton will be repaired and resurfaced later this month. Network Rail will be carrying out the work which will require phased lane closures on the road.
Passengers are set to benefit from a more pleasant travelling experience after Network Rail awarded a £20m contract to complete the refurbishment of Paddington station’s historic roof.
As spectators continue to make their way home, the rail industry in Yorkshire is paying tribute to the thousands of passengers who used rail services this weekend for their patience and good humour. Dozens of longer and more frequent trains have run around the region this weekend as the Tour de France Grand Depart took place.
Network Rail is taking part in a live demonstration showing the devastating impact of a level crossing vehicle accident and what is involved in rescuing those involved, at Rescue Day 2014.
Improved rail services between Blackburn and Manchester moved a step closer as local politicians lent their support to an agreement between Network Rail and Blackburn with Darwen Council to build a new section of track to accommodate more trains on the route.