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Metro drivers get a first look at their new trains thanks to the magic of virtual reality

Metro drivers are getting a first glimpse of their new trains through virtual reality.

Passengers and road users to benefit from railway upgrades in Atherton

Passenger journeys will be made more reliable next year when railway drainage and a bridge is replaced in Greater Manchester.

Busy Northern station gets major overhaul

More than £2 million has been spent on a major overhaul to Bolton station, improving the facility for customers, staff and the wider community - all part of the rail operators commitment to transforming its network.

Work to remove diesel affected soils from the Llangennech fuel spill site has begun

Three months on from the Llangennech freight train fire, remediation work to remove and replace 12,000 cubic metres of diesel contaminated soil around the site has begun.

Designs for new Perry Barr railway station revised following feedback

Updated plans for the redevelopment of Perry Bar railway station have been submitted to Birmingham City Council.

Network Rail completes £9.8 million major upgrade to North Yorkshire rail route

Network Rail has completed a major £9.8million upgrade to the rail route between Knaresborough and Poppleton which will improve services for passengers for years to come.

In The News | 8th December 2020 | Latest Rail News

The latest rail news on Tuesday, 8th December 2020

Construction works complete at Farringdon Elizabeth line station

The Farringdon Elizabeth line station has reached an important milestone with the completion of construction activity, Crossrail has confirmed. ...

Rail sector growth as Steve Featherstone joins Geobear as Senior Advisor

Geobear is delighted to announce the appointment of Steve Featherstone as a Senior Advisor. Steve joins Geobear from Network Rail where, as Track Programme Director,...

Danish agency signs contract with the Rail Delivery Group

The Danish software and content agency, A Close Shave, has landed their biggest client to date, signing a contract with rail membership body, the Rail Delivery Group.


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