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Investment in bigger, better railway continues over spring bank holiday weekend

Investment in bigger, better railway continues over spring bank holiday weekend: Check Before You Travel featuring Paul Clark, operations deliver manager

Tuesday 17 May 2016

Rail passengers can look forward to better journeys as Network Rail’s work to improve and upgrade the railway continues over the spring bank holiday weekend (28-30 May).

Flying Scotsman tours of Scotland reinstated

Flying Scotsman tours of Scotland reinstated: Flying Scotsman Forth Bridge May 15

Saturday 14 May 2016

Network Rail has this afternoon announced that it has reinstated the planned Flying Scotsman tours of the Borders railway and Fife on Sunday.

Latest regional news

Network Rail uses latest technology to help secure future of historic Devon rail line

Network Rail uses latest technology to help secure future of historic Devon rail line: Taking samples of the cliffs at Teignmouth

Tuesday 24 May 2016

Network Rail’s work to secure the future of the railway line between Exeter and Newton Abbot has reached the next important milestone, as the company employs the use of an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), also known as a drone, to help inform the options for improving the area’s resilience.

Flying Scotsman fans urged to stay safe during trips from London to Surrey and Sussex

Flying Scotsman fans urged to stay safe during trips from London to Surrey and Sussex: Flying Scotsman

Tuesday 24 May 2016

Fans of the famous Flying Scotsman steam locomotive are being urged to keep off the tracks and enjoy a safe day out when the recently renovated engine begins tours of the south east from London next week.

Spring bank holiday investment means more new railway tracks for Oxenholme

Spring bank holiday investment means more new railway tracks for Oxenholme: Oxenholme station

Tuesday 24 May 2016

Passengers heading through Oxenholme, Cumbria, are being urged to check before they travel over the spring bank holiday weekend as Network Rail's orange army continues its railway upgrade.

Spring bank holiday signals finishing touches for £250m railway upgrade between Stafford and Crewe

Spring bank holiday signals finishing touches for £250m railway upgrade between Stafford and Crewe: Norton Bridge flyover in action

Tuesday 24 May 2016

Passengers heading through the Stafford area over the spring bank holiday are being urged to check before they travel as work takes place to complete the £250m railway upgrade between Stafford and Crewe.