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Severn Valley Railway Charitable Trust grants £132,000 to two major projects

The Severn Valley Railway Charitable Trust has agreed a major funding boost totalling £132,000 for repairs to a serious landslip at Sterns, near Highley, and to complete the restoration of GWR Hawksworth coach 2242, both on the Severn Valley Railway.

Vital escalator work starts at Marylebone Tube station this month

Transport for London (TfL) is advising customers who use Marylebone Tube station that essential escalator work starts in August.

Improved reliability for rail passengers at Clapton following track replacement

Vital track replacement work at Clapton that will increase reliability for passengers, has been completed at the weekend.

Disruption to train services to and from London Euston for emergency works

There was major disruption at London Euston due to emergency works last night. 

Clacton rail depot sees biggest investment in years with new train lifting facility

A new train lifting facility has been installed at Greater Anglia’s Clacton rail depot to accommodate the operator's fleet of Stadler bi-mode trains – even though lockdown almost threw the project into jeopardy.

Essential repair work to close city centre tram stop

Essential Metrolink maintenance work will take place in August resulting in some temporary disruption to city centre services.

Passengers urged to travel either side of August bank holiday as rail upgrades take place between Birmingham and London

Major railway upgrades are taking place between the West Midlands and London this August bank holiday to make journeys more reliable for passengers and freight customers in future.

Harsco Rail signs its first-ever contract with Hungarian Railways

Harsco Corporation (NYSE: HSC) has announced that its Rail division has signed a $10.3 million contract with MÁV FKG Kft-t to provide it with an EU 20-stone rail grinder.

Historic Bookham station on track for a full refurbishment thanks to Network Rail

Work is underway to refresh Bookham station, a Grade II listed building in Surrey, to improve passenger journeys and preserve the much-loved structure.

South Western Railway stations set to receive facelift after £1.5 million investment

South Western Railway (SWR) has announced that the company is spending over £1.5 million on re-painting stations across the network. The first phase of the...

Rail Regulator: More needs to be done to tackle impact on safety from climate change

More needs to be done to tackle the impacts of climate change on the railway, which has seen risks increase over the last year,...

Improvements being made to Broxbourne car park

Work has started to create 300 new car parking spaces at a Hertfordshire railway station. Greater Anglia has leased an area at the back of...
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