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Two-thirds of new London Bridge station concourse opens

Two-thirds of new London Bridge station concourse opens: New concourse

Monday 29 Aug 2016

Two-thirds of a brand new concourse at Britain’s fourth-busiest railway station opened to passengers today (Monday, 29 August), in time for commuters returning to work from the late August bank holiday.

Mark Carne comment: London Bridge station redevelopment

Mark Carne comment: London Bridge station redevelopment: Concourse from above

Thursday 25 Aug 2016

The railway network in the south of England is one of the most congested anywhere in Europe – as passengers know only too well as they stand on crowded commuter trains. In the last 20 years the number of people travelling on the rail network has doubled, and the rail network, our stations and our platforms are dealing with more passengers than they were ever designed for.

Latest regional news

Chester bridge replacement to provide more reliable railway for passengers

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Wednesday 31 Aug 2016

Network Rail is to rebuild a railway bridge in Chester which will require less future maintenance, helping to provide passengers with a more reliable service through the area.

Virtual reality technology helping Network Rail redevelop Liverpool Lime Street

Virtual reality technology helping Network Rail redevelop Liverpool Lime Street: Liverpool Lime Street VR - aerial view future

Wednesday 31 Aug 2016

Network Rail is using virtual reality technology to save time and money and improve safety as it prepares to redevelop one of Britain’s major stations.

TIMELAPSE VIDEO: Bank Holiday upgrades deliver better railway for passengers

TIMELAPSE VIDEO: Bank Holiday upgrades deliver better railway for passengers: August Bank Holiday image from timelapse

Tuesday 30 Aug 2016

Passengers to the south and west of London will benefit from a more reliable and resilient railway thanks to Network Rail’s bank holiday upgrades completed this weekend.