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Network Rail announces new managing director, network operations

Network Rail announces new managing director, network operations

Monday 15 Sep 2014

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National

Network Rail has announced a new managing director, network operations to take over from Robin Gisby who has decided to leave next year. Phil Hufton, currently chief operating officer of London Underground, will be joining in early 2015 and will have an orderly handover from Robin.

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Station retail continues to shine

Station retail continues to shine

Friday 5 Sep 2014

Categories:
National

Figures released today by Network Rail have revealed more evidence of the changing face of modern retail with in-station retail spend once again outperforming the high street average, and growing for the ninth quarter in a row.

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Latest regional news

New Street station concourse soon to be flooded with natural light as new roof is completed (with new timelapse footage)

New Street station concourse soon to be flooded with natural light as new roof is completed (with new timelapse footage)

Wednesday 17 Sep 2014

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North West & West Midlands

The final piece of Birmingham New Street station’s new atrium roof covering was put into place yesterday (Tuesday 16 September 2014), marking another important milestone in the station’s redevelopment.

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Station first as The Big Issue finds a home at Euston

Station first as The Big Issue finds a home at Euston

Wednesday 17 Sep 2014

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London & South East

The first permanent Big Issue vendor’s pitch inside a railway station will be unveiled by Network Rail and The Big Issue Foundation at Euston station on Friday 19 September. The pitch will support the selected vendor to earn a legitimate income, with the new partnership including activities to help support the charity’s work with the homeless and those at risk of homelessness.

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Network Rail opens biggest railway control centre in the country

Network Rail opens biggest railway control centre in the country

Friday 12 Sep 2014

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North East & East Midlands

Millions of passengers are set to benefit from the opening of the biggest railway control centre in the country as Hugh Bayley MP and Phil Verster, Network Rail route managing director, today marked the building’s completion.

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Rail minister visits £280m rail project in Lincolnshire

Rail minister visits 280m rail project in Lincolnshire

Friday 12 Sep 2014

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North East & East Midlands

Minister of State for Transport, Baroness Kramer, visited Lincolnshire on Thursday 11 September to view progress on the £280m project to upgrade and modernise a key rail artery that will enable more and better services to run.

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