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Rail regulator calls for better planning of engineering works to reduce impact on passengers

An Office of Rail and Road (ORR) review commissioned into how Network Rail (NR) plans for and delivers engineering works has found that while...

Work to start to build new ticket office at Ipswich station

Customers using Ipswich railway station are being advised of changes during the coming weeks, as Greater Anglia carries out improvements work to relocate the...

It’s time to level up transport funding in the East Midlands

Council Leaders, MPs and business leaders are calling on the Chancellor to use his forthcoming spending review (27th October 2021) to level-up transport funding,...

Upgrades continue at Leeds station this month in project to remodel track

Work is ramping up on a major project to upgrade the track layout at Leeds station to bring more reliable services for passengers. On Saturday...

Voting for nation’s favourite railway station in the World Cup of Stations kicks off

People up and down Britain can now vote for their favourite railway stations this week as the 2021 World Cup of Stations kicks off. The...

Rail electrification programme given the go-ahead

Work on the East Kilbride and Barrhead Electrification Project has moved a step closer. The scheme has been developed by Transport Scotland and Network Rail...

Councillors, MPs and businesses join forces to ‘make voices heard’ on Hull rail electrification

Local councillors, MPs and businesses are being urged to join forces to make the case for electrifying and upgrading the railway lines in and...

Osterley becomes London’s 89th step-free Tube station

Transport for London (TfL) has announced that Osterley Underground station on the Piccadilly line has become step-free, helping people with accessibility needs to access the station...

University railway station development takes major step forward with canal bridge installation

The installation of a new canal bridge has marked a major milestone in the £56 million redevelopment of University railway station in Birmingham. Spanning the...

Glasgow’s Bell Street bridge to undergo £700,000 refurbishment

Network Rail is set to begin a £700,000 bridge improvement project on Bell Street, in the east end of Glasgow. The road will close from...

East West Rail installs ‘railway first’ footbridge in Bicester

An innovative and near maintenance-free footbridge has been installed in Bicester to make crossing the railway safer for pedestrians and cyclists in future. Made from...

Railway upgrade at Garve level crossing

Network Rail are to undertake essential maintenance work at Garve level crossing on the Kyle of Lochalsh railway line, which will require an overnight...
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North Wales's largest tourist attraction - the Ffestiniog & Welsh Highlands Railways - is celebrating after securing £3.1 million from The National Lottery Heritage...

Northern engineer celebrates 50 years in rail industry

A Northern engineer is celebrating half a century of working in the rail industry.   Craig Neild joined British Rail as an apprentice in 1971, working at Longsight Electric depot as he was living in Wythenshawe at the...

Prime Minister unveils GWR Intercity Express Train carrying special ‘We Mean Green’ livery

Prime Minister Boris Johnson joined Great Western Railway (GWR) Managing Director Mark Hopwood at Paddington Station this morning to unveil a special train livery...

Network Rail joins passengers at Leicester station to tackle trespass and vandalism

Network Rail, East Midlands Railway, CrossCountry and British Transport Police joined passengers at Leicester station as part of a scheme to tackle trespass and...