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Network Rail Consulting appoints Jason Wassermann to lead Middle East operations

Network Rail Consulting appoints Jason Wassermann to lead Middle East operations: Jason Wassermann (crop)

Wednesday 20 Jul 2016

Network Rail Consulting, a wholly owned subsidiary of Network Rail – the owner and operator of Britain’s railway infrastructure – has appointed Jason Wassermann as its new regional director for the Middle East.

Comedian Francesca Martinez challenges rail industry’s disability ‘bolt-on’ culture

Comedian Francesca Martinez challenges rail industry’s disability ‘bolt-on’ culture: Francesca and Mark

Monday 11 Jul 2016

  • 'Wobbly' comedian, Francesca Martinez, launches Network Rail campaign to improve journeys for disabled passengers, Spaces and Places for Everyone  
  • A quarter of disabled passengers say they worry about their journeys when travelling by train (24%)
  • Two-thirds of disabled people would feel confident using the rail network independently (63%)
  • Network Rail chief promises to challenge rail industry’s accessibility 'bolt-on culture'
  • Francesca Martinez interviews Network Rail chief executive

Latest regional news

Glasgow Queen Street tunnel to reopen early

Glasgow Queen Street tunnel to reopen early: Glasgow Queen Street station

Monday 25 Jul 2016

Glasgow Queen Street station tunnel is to reopen one day earlier than planned, ScotRail has confirmed.

 

 

 

Community invited to find out more about Cleland bridge rebuild

Community invited to find out more about Cleland bridge rebuild: Biggar Road bridge in Cleland set for reconstruction

Monday 25 Jul 2016

 

Network Rail will shortly start work on the railway bridge on Biggar Road, Cleland, as part of wider work on the Shotts line ahead of the electrification of the route by 2019.

Network Rail engineers prepare for electrification of the Severn Tunnel at state-of-the-art training facility in Wales

Network Rail engineers prepare for electrification of the Severn Tunnel at state-of-the-art training facility in Wales: Coleg Y Cymoedd traning facility

Monday 25 Jul 2016

Network Rail engineers are busy preparing for the electrification of the Severn Tunnel at a state-of-the-art training facility in Wales.

Residents invited to learn about proposals for Eastleigh level crossing

Residents invited to learn about proposals for Eastleigh level crossing: Chandler's Ford Level Crossing (3)

Monday 25 Jul 2016

Network Rail is inviting residents to a drop-in session to find out more about proposals to close and replace Chandler’s Ford level crossing in Eastleigh with a stepped footbridge as part of the organisation’s Railway Upgrade Plan to provide a bigger, better, more reliable railway for passengers and businesses.