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Bexleyheath line welcomes passengers back after £6.6 million investment over 9 days

Kent passengers are seeing the benefits today as Network Rail handed the railway back on time following a 9-day closure for vital engineering work...

Wherry lines fully re-open following completion of 23 days of engineering works

The line between Norwich and Lowestoft re-opened following the completion of track works in the Hassingham area to improve journey reliability for passengers. The line...

Rail investment plan must deliver best deal for the North

The Chief Executive at the Transport for the North says it's positive news that the Government has made speeding up the delivery of infrastructure...

Vital renovation works for Forth Bridge approaches

Network Rail will soon begin work on a £7.5 million project to refurbish and repaint the North Queensferry approach span to the world famous...

The latest piece of kit keeping the railways on track

Rail track solutions expert Harsco is transforming the way it monitors the utilisation of its rail maintenance machines with the launch of Protran: Compass...

Step-free access complete at Mill Hill East Tube station

Customers using Mill Hill East Tube station will now be able to enter and exit step-free as Transport for London (TfL) confirms that work...

William Cook Rail Commissions New Bogie Overhaul Workshop

William Cook Rail has commissioned a new 8,000 sq ft bogie overhaul workshop at its site in Leeds. The company is already well known in...

Northern reaches landmark in new train introduction

Arriva Rail North (Northern) has now introduced 75 per cent of its brand new trains into customer service. Nine additional new trains were launched on...

New, longer platform opens at Market Harborough railway station

Network Rail has today opened a new, longer platform at Market Harborough station, which will allow longer trains with more seats to call there. Platform...

Alstom confirms talks with Bombardier about possible acquisition

The French train-builder Alstom has confirmed that it is holding discussions about a possible acquisition of Bombardier Transportation. The Canadian firm Bombardier has several sites...

Improving safety for trackside installations on the UK’s railways

A hidden network of cables keeps the railways running, but the installation and maintenance of cable ducting poses some real challenges for on-site engineers....

Signalling equipment on stilts helping storm-proof West Coast main line

A section of the West Coast main line in Cumbria, which was wrecked for a fortnight in 2015, reopened in less than 24 hours...
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Leeds station has now installed new vending machines in its toilets, offering free sanitary products to prevent issues caused by period poverty. Network Rail’s new...

Edinburgh bridges set for makeover as drivers warned over possible disruption

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Specialist trains help deliver improvements for Network Rail

Network Rail has delivered improvements to the ‘Heart of Wessex’ line, between Dorset and Wiltshire, using two unique trains. During a 16-day closure, starting 18...

Intercity operator gets accreditation for accessible website

Avanti West Coast says it is the first train operator to win an accreditation from the Shaw Trust for the accessibility of its website. Accordingly,...