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Network Rail introduces coffee cup recycling: passengers encouraged to Sip, Save and Recycle to help make stations greener: Network Rail Recyclable Cups-11

Network Rail introduces coffee cup recycling: passengers encouraged to Sip, Save and Recycle to help make stations greener

Wednesday 23 Sep 2020
  • Network Rail installs 32 coffee cup recycling bins at seven of Britain’s biggest and busiest stations
  • Cup recycling facilities in all 20 managed stations by the end of October, after YouGov poll reveals that less than a third (30%) of Brits who buy coffee while travelling recycle their cup properly, using a recycling bin specifically for paper/coffee cups
  • Initiative forms part of Network Rail’s ambitions to make stations cleaner and greener
Network Rail launches task forces in wake of Stonehaven tragedy: photo showing extent of flooding of railway line near Drax power plant

Network Rail launches task forces in wake of Stonehaven tragedy

Tuesday 25 Aug 2020

Network Rail has launched two independent task forces, led by world renowned experts, to help it better manage its massive earthworks (cuttings and embankments) portfolio and its understanding and response to severe weather events.

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Rail Minister officially opens first section of Dawlish sea wall which will help protect vital rail link to the south west: Rail Minister Chris Heaton-Harris today (25 September) officially opened the first section of the new Dawlish sea wall

Rail Minister officially opens first section of Dawlish sea wall which will help protect vital rail link to the south west

Friday 25 Sep 2020

Rail Minister Chris Heaton-Harris today (25 September) officially opened the first section of the new Dawlish sea wall which will help protect the vital stretch of railway connecting Devon and Cornwall with the rest of the country from rising sea levels and extreme weather conditions

Reading station has been named as major station of the year at the 2020 National Rail Awards: Reading station awarded major station of the year

Reading station has been named as major station of the year at the 2020 National Rail Awards

Friday 25 Sep 2020

Reading station has been named as the country’s best major station after picking up a National Rail Award

Track Renewals between Taunton and Exeter St Davids set to improve journeys for passengers: Tiverton blockade

Track Renewals between Taunton and Exeter St Davids set to improve journeys for passengers

Friday 25 Sep 2020

From Sunday 27th September to Saturday 3rd October Network Rail will be working day and night to renew track in order to improve line speed between Taunton and Exeter St Davids 

Passengers reminded of railway closure for historic Todmorden bridge work: Gauxholme Viaduct 4 August 2020-2

Passengers reminded of railway closure for historic Todmorden bridge work

Friday 25 Sep 2020

Passengers in the Calder Valley are being advised about changes to rail journeys next month during essential upgrade work to an 180-year-old viaduct designed by railway pioneer George Stephenson.

No trains in or out of London King’s Cross Station on October weekend as Network Rail makes progress on £1.2billion East Coast Upgrade: No trains in or out of London King’s Cross Station on October weekend as Network Rail makes progress on £1.2billion East Coast Upgrade

No trains in or out of London King’s Cross Station on October weekend as Network Rail makes progress on £1.2billion East Coast Upgrade

Thursday 24 Sep 2020

Network Rail and train operators on the East Coast Main Line are urging passengers not to travel to or from London King’s Cross, or on Thameslink services to or from St Pancras International via Finsbury Park, on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 October, as vital work continues on the East Coast Upgrade.

North Yorkshire bridge renewals to make railway more reliable for passengers: Stainforth - September 2020

North Yorkshire bridge renewals to make railway more reliable for passengers

Thursday 24 Sep 2020

Multi-million pound bridge upgrades are taking place on the Settle to Carlisle line in North Yorkshire to make the railway more reliable for passengers and freight.

Passengers warned of changes to journeys for essential railway upgrades in Manchester: Ashburys aerial shot

Passengers warned of changes to journeys for essential railway upgrades in Manchester

Wednesday 23 Sep 2020

Passengers are being urged to check before they travel this weekend during essential railway improvement work on a key route into Manchester Piccadilly station.

Network Rail introduces coffee cup recycling: passengers encouraged to Sip, Save and Recycle to help make stations greener: Network Rail Recyclable Cups-11

Network Rail introduces coffee cup recycling: passengers encouraged to Sip, Save and Recycle to help make stations greener

Wednesday 23 Sep 2020
  • Network Rail installs 32 coffee cup recycling bins at seven of Britain’s biggest and busiest stations
  • Cup recycling facilities in all 20 managed stations by the end of October, after YouGov poll reveals that less than a third (30%) of Brits who buy coffee while travelling recycle their cup properly, using a recycling bin specifically for paper/coffee cups
  • Initiative forms part of Network Rail’s ambitions to make stations cleaner and greener