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City Thameslink Station to get £4.5m Upgrade

31 July 2009 Press Release Rail & Coach News

City Thameslink station is about to undergo a major facelift as part of the £5.5bn Thameslink rail upgrade. Network Rail is investing £4.5m to improve infrastructure at the station, which is a key gateway to the City of London and is used by more than seven million passengers each year.

Robots used to fight fires involving Acetylene cylinders

28 July 2009 Press Release Rail & Coach News

A new robot-based service has been launched to help fight fires and support other major incidents, in particular those where acetylene gas cylinders which can become highly unstable are involved. The initiative, which is jointly funded by Network Rail, will minimise disruption to major transport systems in and around London and help protect fire fighters.

Public Given First Sight of Gogar Interchange Plans

27 July 2009 Press Release Rail & Coach News

Plans for a multi-million-pound train and tram interchange station at Gogar, in west Edinburgh, will be exhibited to the public for the first time on Wednesday (29 July), when Network Rail hosts the first of two public exhibitions at the Gyle shopping centre.