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High output team grows with new £50m ballast cleaner and 500 new Network Rail staff

High output team grows with new 50m ballast cleaner and 500 new Network Rail staff

Thursday 26 Feb 2015

Categories:
National

Network Rail is expanding its world-leading track renewal programme by purchasing a new £50m ballast cleaner and welcoming more than 500 employees, previously contractors, into the company. The move represents part of Network Rail’s commitment to minimise passenger disruption, reduce the cost of running the railway by 20 per cent over the next five years, and improve sustainability.

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Network Rail announces significant investment in its contingent labour workforce

Network Rail announces significant investment in its contingent labour workforce

Wednesday 25 Feb 2015

Categories:
National

Network Rail will be awarding a series of contracts with contingent labour suppliers to provide workers across the network with a total minimum spend of £450m over five years.

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Latest regional news

Birmingham New Street development reaches another milestone as demolition work finishes

Birmingham New Street development reaches another milestone as demolition work finishes

Wednesday 25 Feb 2015

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North West & West Midlands

The new Birmingham New Street station and Grand Central shopping destination are a step closer to completion after demolition work to create the stunning new atrium came to an end

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Rail services back to normal after Scarborough Bridge successfully replaced

Rail services back to normal after Scarborough Bridge successfully replaced

Monday 23 Feb 2015

Categories:
North East & East Midlands

Rail passengers, York residents and visitors to the city are being thanked for their patience after the old bridge deck of Scarborough Rail Bridge was removed and a new one installed.

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Wanted! 35 talented apprentices

Wanted! 35 talented apprentices

Monday 23 Feb 2015

Categories:
North East & East Midlands

Network Rail is seeking to recruit 35 young people from the north east and East Midlands for its award-winning apprenticeship scheme, as it continues the largest investment into the railway since Victorian times.

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Wanted! 18 apprentices from the east of England

Wanted! 18 apprentices from the east of England

Wednesday 18 Feb 2015

Categories:
London & South East

Network Rail is seeking to recruit 18 young people from the east of England for its award-winning apprenticeship scheme, as it continues the largest investment into the railway since Victorian times.

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