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Signalling upgrade of the Wherry lines continues with track works at Brundall junction

The next phase of works to upgrade the signalling systems and track as part of the Norwich, Yarmouth, Lowestoft (NYL) re-signalling project is planned...

Project to improve accessibility at West Yorkshire station gets underway

Passengers using Marsden station will no longer have to face a large drop between the train and the platform as work to improve accessibility...

Passengers urged to check before travelling as essential maintenance work starts on Victorian era tunnels in the south west

Passengers planning journeys to and from the south west between Monday 18 February and Friday 8 March are being urged to check before travelling,...

Network Rail gives ‘green-light’ to next five-year railway spending plan

Network Rail has given the ‘green-light’ to the funding package and spending plan for Britain’s railway infrastructure for the five years to 2024 (known...

Investment allowing eight car trains between Cambridge and King’s Lynn given the green light

A significant enhancement scheme to tackle congestion between Cambridge and King’s Lynn has been given the go ahead by the Department for Transport (DfT). A...

Friends, Romans, Passengers, lend me your ears: Stratford-upon-Avon station is getting a refurb

The busiest railway station on the Shakespeare line is getting an upgrade, with £1.5m of improvements being made at Stratford-upon-Avon in Warwickshire. Project partners Network...

Cumbrian passengers to benefit from multi-million-pound stations investment

Railway stations on the Cumbrian coast, Lakes and Furness lines will be improved this year as part of a £15 million benefits package for...

Network Rail – Putting Passengers First

Dear colleague Most of you will be aware that our CEO Andrew Haines initiated a review to assess how we should set ourselves up...

Cutting edge technology helping Network Rail to almost double track maintenance capacity

Network Rail is boosting its capacity to identify and fix track defects using cutting edge technology, reducing delays caused by track faults, improving safety...

£1m railway upgrade at Beaconsfield will lead to improved journeys

Nearly 700 metres of railway track through Beaconsfield is to be replaced as part of Network Rail’s Railway Upgrade Plan. The £1m improvements to the...

Glasgow Central’s Clyde Bridge in line for £13m refurbishment

Network Rail is set to begin a £13m, two-year renovation project on the landmark railway bridge over the River Clyde on the approach to...

Completion of major Southend Victoria branch line improvements brought forward in response to passenger feedback

The £46m project work to replace the entire overhead wiring system and structures on the railway between Southend Victoria and Shenfield is expected to...
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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,...