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Surbiton station set for major £6.7m upgrade

Work on building new staircases, a footbridge extension and ticket gates for platforms three and four at Surbiton station in Surrey has begun. The Network...

HS2 Minister visits Birmingham to open new INFRA Skills training centre

Andrew Stephenson, Minister of State at the Department of Transport and the HS2 Minister, officially opened the new purpose-built INFRA Skills Training Centre in...

Transport for East Midlands sets out ambitions for improving rail

Transport for the East Midlands (TfEM) has published a refresh of its ‘Rail Strategic Statement in the East Midlands’ recently agreed by the TfEM...

First Minister marks completion of £120m Glasgow Queen Street rebuild

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon visited Glasgow Queen Street station to join Scotland’s Railway in marking the official completion of the station’s £120 million Scottish...

Public consultation announced for Ely North junction capacity increase and wider level crossings proposals

From Monday 18 October, Network Rail is inviting the public to comment on proposals and options to increase rail capacity through Ely for passenger...

Plans Approved For Darlington Railway Station’s £105million Transformation

Tees Valley Mayor Ben Houchen has welcomed news that £105million plans to transform Darlington railway station are a step closer following planning approval of the eastern gateway element...

East West Rail bolsters Net Zero Carbon ambition

The East West Railway Company (EWR Co) yesterday announced more detail on its vision of becoming a Net Zero Carbon railway through its approach...

Network Rail announces £25m investment to secure future of critical Wales and Borders transport link

Network Rail has revealed details of a multi-million-pound plan to rescue a railway line increasingly ravaged by climate change and extreme weather. The Newport-Gloucester line...

East West Railway Company celebrates 3rd birthday

The East West Railway Company (EWR Co) is celebrating its third anniversary after the Company started work in September 2018 to deliver a new...

Orpington station enjoys a £2.5m refit to keep passengers sheltered and dry

Passengers at Orpington station will experience a more pleasant and drier wait for their trains after a £2.5m project to refurbish the canopies has...

Major Transpennine Route Upgrade work continues between Manchester Victoria and Stalybridge

Network Rail is reminding passengers travelling between Manchester and Stalybridge this weekend to check their journey, as essential railway upgrades continue to bring more...

Major project continues to digitalise London’s Northern City Line

Network Rail and Great Northern are reminding passengers planning to travel this weekend to check their journey, as trains between Finsbury Park and Moorgate...
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It’s full steam ahead for the Ffestiniog & Welsh Highlands Railways thanks to a £3.1 million National Lottery grant

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...