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Network Rail appoints non-executive directors to new Property Board

Network Rail appoints non-executive directors to new Property Board: NEDS

Thursday 11 Aug 2016

Network Rail has announced the appointment of two vastly experienced non-executive directors to its new Property Board as the company continues to ramp up its property activities.

Network Rail appoints new route managing director for Wessex

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Thursday 4 Aug 2016

Network Rail has appointed Becky Lumlock as route managing director for Wessex, one of the busiest routes on the rail network which includes Britain’s busiest railway station, Waterloo, and the major commuter area to the south and west of London.

Latest regional news

Public events to showcase latest plans to close or modify Suffolk level crossings

Public events to showcase latest plans to close or modify Suffolk level crossings: stop look listen level crossing sign

Tuesday 23 Aug 2016

People across Suffolk are being invited to a second round of consultation events next month in Ipswich, Bury St. Edmunds and Stowmarket to see Network Rail’s updated proposals to close or change the use of 31 level crossings across the county by altering the public Rights of Way network.

Public events to showcase latest plans to close or modify Cambridgeshire level crossings

Public events to showcase latest plans to close or modify Cambridgeshire level crossings: stop look listen level crossing sign

Tuesday 23 Aug 2016

People across Cambridgeshire are being invited to a second round of consultation events next month in March, Cambridge and Littleport to see Network Rail’s updated proposals to close or change the use of 33 level crossings across the county by altering the public Rights of Way network.

Public invited to learn more about Oxford Corridor railway improvement works

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Tuesday 23 Aug 2016

Members of the public are invited to an open drop-in session on Wednesday, 7 September to learn more about the upgrade works set to take place in the Oxford area next month.

Barrow upon Soar bridge reopens to pedestrians

Barrow upon Soar bridge reopens to pedestrians: Much of the repair work at Barrow upon Soar has taken place during the night when trains are not running

Monday 22 Aug 2016

A bridge over the Midland Lane Line in Leicestershire which partially collapsed earlier this month has reopened to pedestrians.