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Essential repairs underway to boost reliability of unique Lincolnshire bridge

Network Rail is carrying out essential repair work to improve the reliability of the unique Keadby Canal Bridge in North Lincolnshire. Earlier this month, a...

Coventry’s Affordable Very Light Rail Track Unveiled

Coventry Very Light Rail (VLR) took a major step forward as Coventry City Council and WMG, University of Warwick showcased a breakthrough new track...

Network Rail installs new footbridge at Suggitt’s Lane ready to connect people in Cleethorpes with beachfront

Network Rail has completed a major stage of work on a project to install a new accessible footbridge over the railway at Suggitt’s Lane...

​£8m embankment works bring stability to Dumfries railway

Work is underway to upgrade drainage systems and re-profile embankments to reduce the risk of flooding and landslips on the line between Sanquhar and...

North Yorkshire Moors Railway officially opens £4 million carriage stable and volunteer hub

VIP guests including Professor David Stocker, Trustee of The National Lottery Heritage Fund and David Renwick, the Fund’s Northern Regional Director joined staff, trustees,...

Better use of data in infrastructure project delivery could save £23bn a year

Better use of data in infrastructure project delivery could save the sector £23bn a year, according to a new study that looks at how...

Improvement works to begin at Cardiff Central

As part of Transport for Wales’ (TfW) Station Improvement Vision, work to deliver improvements to customer facilities at Cardiff Central station will begin today. A...

Abnormal load – video shows railway bridges driving through town centre

Impressive time-lapse video has been released showing railway bridges driving through the streets of Warrington as part of major work to improve journeys for...

Finishing touches completed on first section of Dawlish sea wall

Local residents and visitors to Dawlish can now enjoy new seating and lighting following the completion of the finishing touches to the first section...

Saxmundham railway station upgrade scheme complete

The completion of a £1.3 million upgrade for Saxmundham station in Suffolk will be marked with a ceremony at the station today (24 September). Local...

Helicopters help railway engineers going ‘down under’ in the Peak District

In a rare move construction materials have been airlifted into position by helicopter for essential repairs to a ventilation shaft in one of the...

Fundamental shift in funding to local level needed to help level up English towns, recommends Commission

Levelling up towns will require a shift in government’s approach from announcing  multiple ringfenced pots of money – many of which councils must compete over –to instead handing power to local areas to deliver their own infrastructure strategies with five-year...
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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...