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Passengers urged to plan ahead as Network Rail carries out £80m railway upgrades over Early May Bank Holiday

Network Rail carrying out 620 upgrade projects worth £80m to improve railway for passengersPeople should continue to follow Government guidance around the use of...

1897-built “Trojan” Returns to Steam and Becomes the Oldest Working Great Western Railway Locomotive

May 1 will see diminutive 0-4-0ST “Trojan” return to service at Didcot Railway Centre at a ceremony to be performed by local MP, David...

National Railway Museum announces net zero target ahead of May reopening

The National Railway Museum, and the Science Museum Group, has announced an ambitious target to achieve net zero by 2033, reinforcing its commitment to...

Inverness line to reopen for passengers and freight services

Rail services between Perth and Inverness will be reinstated from tomorrow morning (Thursday). The railway line has been closed near Dalwhinnie since Saturday following...

Rail improvements impact journeys on the Tarka Line

The railway line between Barnstaple and Crediton is closed for nine days for track improvement and platform extension work. From Saturday 10 to Sunday 18...

Debden Underground station becomes step-free

Debden is the latest Tube station on the eastern section of the Central line to become step-free  Transport for London (TfL) has announced that Debden...

Major railway investment for station footbridge in Telford

Nearly a million pounds is being invested to replace a public footbridge to provide a better way for people to cross the railway in...

Iconic Ribblehead viaduct repaired for ‘Staycation Summer’

Work to restore the world-renowned Ribblehead viaduct for rail passengers and tourists in North Yorkshire is now complete. From today (Friday April 9) visitors to...

Network Rail completes footbridge revamp at Cottingham station

Network Rail has completed a major project to revamp Cottingham station footbridge and protect its heritage. Work began in October on the £880,000 project to...

£31m Easter rail upgrades complete between London and Scotland

Network Rail has completed a range of essential upgrades to the railway between Euston, the Midlands, North West and Scotland over Easter. Between Friday 2...

New lease of life for Rutland footbridge

Network Rail has reopened Oakham station footbridge for passengers after completing a major revamp to protect its future. Work began in October on the £856,000...

Control panel provides new lease of life for Malton signal box

After 55 years of reliable service, the signalling control panel at Malton signal box on the popular York to Scarborough line has been upgraded...
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Hikers looking to explore south of England get helping hand from leading train company

With a summer of staycations on the cards and Brits looking for new places to explore, Southern is launching a timely new partnership with...

Network Rail completes vital project to improve two Grantham railway bridges

Network Rail has completed a £2.7million project to upgrade two railway bridges in Grantham which carry the busy East Coast Main Line. The work to...

RMT launches ‘No Cuts at Network Rail’ campaign

The RMT union has launched the next phase of a campaign over concerns about Network Rail plans which is claimed could result in thousands...

Railway Support Services ‘skates’ a steam locomotive

Railway Support Services (RSS) has been called in by Crewe-based Locomotive Services Limited to recover LMS ‘Black 5’ 4-6-0 no. 45231 The Sherwood Forester...