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Network Rail creates ‘virtual route’ to provide better service for freight and national passengers operators

Network Rail creates ‘virtual route’ to provide better service for freight and national passengers operators: freight train

Tuesday 31 May 2016

A new ‘virtual route’ for rail freight and national passenger operators will become Network Rail’s ninth devolved operational route.

Head of design at Birmingham New Street station takes home top gongs at European awards ceremony

Head of design at Birmingham New Street station takes home top gongs at European awards ceremony: Carol Stitchman receiving her award from Katy Dowding of Skanska - Copy

Thursday 26 May 2016

A prominent figure in the redevelopment of Birmingham New Street has been recognised as one of the leading women in construction and engineering in Europe.

Latest regional news

Network Rail’s mock level crossing helps Norfolk Show visitors understand the importance of railway safety

Network Rail’s mock level crossing helps Norfolk Show visitors understand the importance of railway safety: LX Norfolk Show 29-06-16 (6)

Thursday 30 Jun 2016

Visitors to the Norfolk Show this week (Wednesday, 29 and Thursday, 30 June) took part in fun activities that showed them the dangers around the railway.

£750m Birmingham New Street station redevelopment reaps rewards as passenger satisfaction continues to improve

£750m Birmingham New Street station redevelopment reaps rewards as passenger satisfaction continues to improve: Inside Birmingham New Street station

Thursday 30 Jun 2016

Passengers using the redeveloped Birmingham New Street are even happier with their station experience according to the latest National Rail Passenger Survey.

Final platform upgrade at Moorfields station to be completed next month

Final platform upgrade at Moorfields station to be completed next month: Moorfields station platform upgrade

Wednesday 29 Jun 2016

The refurbishment of the third and final platform at Moorfields, part of a £12m upgrade of the station, is due to be completed next month.

Reliability boost for Gloucester residents and passengers as Network Rail to carry out full renewal of level crossing

Reliability boost for Gloucester residents and passengers as Network Rail to carry out full renewal of level crossing: Gloucester Level Crossing

Tuesday 28 Jun 2016

Passengers and residents in Gloucester will soon benefit from a safer, more reliable level crossing on Horton Road as Network Rail prepares to carry out a full renewal of the crossing’s equipment.