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Railway crossing safety campaign targets summer cyclists

Footpath crossing cyclist poster

Tuesday 28 Jul 2015

Thousands of Brits will be taking to two wheels as the summer holidays begin this week, inspired by the Tour de France - and with many cycle paths meeting railway level crossings, Network Rail is issuing a timely reminder to cyclists to take extra care as they bike through the countryside.  Its new safety campaign is backed by Sustrans, the charity behind the creation and management of the 14,000-mile National Cycle Network.

Women hailed in World War I rail exhibition

Women cleaning train carriage

Wednesday 22 Jul 2015

The important role played by women and the railway during World War I is told in an exhibition which can be seen by visitors to London this summer.

Latest regional news

Train customers delayed after West Coast Main Line incident

Train customers delayed after West Coast Main Line incident

Wednesday 29 Jul 2015

Rush-hour delays impacted train customers on West Coast Main Line after incident at Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, today.

UPDATE: Chilham Derailment.


Tuesday 28 Jul 2015

On the evening of Sunday 26 July we received a report that the first carriage of the 2010 Charing Cross to Ramsgate train had become derailed after hitting cattle in the Godmersham area, between Wye and Chilham.

Entertainment meets education as safety day comes to Grimsby town centre

Off The Level Theatre Group

Tuesday 28 Jul 2015

A street theatre group will be among the star attractions at a transport safety day set to take place in the heart of Grimsby this week.

Deal signed to help provide more frequent, reliable trains and better customer information on cross-London commuter route

Hitachi Rail Europe MD Karen Boswell with Network Rail's Gary Porter celebrate signing the deal to provide Traffic Management to the Thameslink Programme. Also in the picture are the Network Rail and Hitachi teams who will make this all happen

Monday 27 Jul 2015

Passengers on some of the busiest commuter lines in the country can look forward to more frequent and more reliable trains following a deal to provide new traffic management technology on the Thameslink route through central London.