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Railway between Carlisle and Appleby to be closed for several months after major landslip

Railway between Carlisle and Appleby to be closed for several months after major landslip: Appleby landslide 1-2

Friday 12 Feb 2016

The line between Carlisle and Appleby is to be closed for several months due to a major landslip involving an estimated 500,000 tonnes of earth.

Network Rail appoints new chief financial officer

Network Rail appoints new chief financial officer: Jeremy Westlake - landscape

Tuesday 9 Feb 2016

Network Rail today announced that Jeremy Westlake will join the company as chief financial officer on 15 February.

Latest regional news

Lamington recovery works enter vital new phase

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Friday 12 Feb 2016

Works to repair and reopen Lamington Viaduct on the West Coast Mainline are progressing ahead of schedule after engineers successfully raised the bridge-deck back into position.

Network Rail starts work on £17m investment in Cheshire bridges and viaduct

Network Rail starts work on £17m investment in Cheshire bridges and viaduct: Holmes Chapel Aerial view

Friday 12 Feb 2016

Network Rail starts work on a £17m project to protect Cheshire’s most iconic railway bridges tomorrow (Saturday 13 February) which will protect these structures for decades to come.

Railway between Carlisle and Appleby to be closed for several months after major landslip

Railway between Carlisle and Appleby to be closed for several months after major landslip: Appleby landslide 1-2

Friday 12 Feb 2016

The line between Carlisle and Appleby is to be closed for several months due to a major landslip involving an estimated 500,000 tonnes of earth.

Britain’s rock music history on display at Birmingham New Street station

Britain’s rock music history on display at Birmingham New Street station: Rock Through The Ages image selection

Thursday 11 Feb 2016

Visitors to Birmingham will be able to enjoy some of the classic images taken by renowned rock photographer, Denis O’Regan, as he brings his ‘Rock Through The Ages’ exhibition showcasing music legends of the 60s, 70s and 80s to Birmingham New Street from Friday 12 until Friday 26 February 2016.