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New app shows Network Rail’s roadworks affecting your area

New app shows Network Rail’s roadworks affecting your area

Wednesday 1 Oct 2014

Categories:
National

An updated app now allows residents and businesses to track the progress of roadworks across the country and better plan their journey, including upgrades being carried out by Network Rail. This is thanks to a renewed contract being announced this month between ELGIN, the developers of roadworks.org and Network Rail, which is now providing ELGIN with details of its maintenance and improvement work to help enhance the app.

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Technology broadcaster Maggie Philbin and Network Rail team up to show girls how tech and trains can lead to a great career

Technology broadcaster Maggie Philbin and Network Rail team up to show girls how tech and trains can lead to a great career

Friday 26 Sep 2014

Categories:
National

BBC Tomorrow's World presenter and technology broadcaster and TeenTech founder Maggie Philbin has joined forces with Network Rail to help dispel myths about working in IT and encourage more girls to pursue a tech-related career.

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Latest regional news

Final section of work to start on GNGE line

Final section of work to start on GNGE line

Monday 20 Oct 2014

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North East & East Midlands

Rail passengers are reminded of just-under a fortnight of changes to train travel between Spalding and Peterborough as the next – and final - stage of investment to the Great Northern Great Eastern (GNGE) line starts this Wednesday (22 October).

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Proposed solution to flooding at Cowley and Stafford bridges in Exeter

Proposed solution to flooding at Cowley and Stafford bridges in Exeter

Monday 20 Oct 2014

Categories:
Wales & West

Network Rail has today announced its preferred solution for tackling the problem of continual flooding at Cowley and Stafford bridges in Exeter. This solution involves the removal of three weirs close to the bridges to lower the water level in this part of the River Exe.

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Thumbs up for Ystrad Mynach station improvements as politicians pay a visit

Thumbs up for Ystrad Mynach station improvements as politicians pay a visit

Friday 17 Oct 2014

Categories:
Wales & West

The upgrade of Ystrad Mynach station received an enthusiastic reception from two Caerphilly politicians when they visited the station on Friday 17 October to view progress on the £3.6m project.

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HRH The Princess Royal opens upgraded Swindon to Kemble rail line

HRH The Princess Royal opens upgraded Swindon to Kemble rail line

Friday 17 Oct 2014

Categories:
Wales & West

Today, Friday 17 October 2014, HRH The Princess Royal officially opened the newly redoubled railway line from Swindon to Kemble in a ceremony at Kemble station.

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