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Network Rail appoints new chief financial officer

Network Rail appoints new chief financial officer: Jeremy Westlake - landscape

Tuesday 9 Feb 2016

Network Rail today announced that Jeremy Westlake will join the company as chief financial officer on 15 February.

Leighton Buzzard railway to fully reopen on Friday

Leighton Buzzard railway to fully reopen on Friday: Repairs being made on the bank slip at Leighton Buzzard

Thursday 4 Feb 2016

After round-the-clock repairs to fix a bank slip near Leighton Buzzard, the railway is due to fully reopen on Friday.

Latest regional news

Tree-removal to keep railway safe at Rock Ferry

Tree-removal to keep railway safe at Rock Ferry: Rock Ferry

Wednesday 10 Feb 2016

Network Rail arborists are removing trees beside the train tracks at Rock Ferry on Merseyside in order to keep passengers safe and keep trains moving.

Network Rail makes plea to Oxfordshire residents not to dump rubbish on the railway

Network Rail makes plea to Oxfordshire residents not to dump rubbish on the railway: Flytipping in Oxfordshire-4

Wednesday 10 Feb 2016

Network Rail has had to spend £250,000 to remove 200 lorry loads of fly-tipped rubbish from the railway in Oxford.

Network Rail apprenticeships up for grabs as record investment in Britain’s railway continues

Network Rail apprenticeships up for grabs as record investment in Britain’s railway continues: IMG 8442

Wednesday 10 Feb 2016

Essex lad Jake Edgar is encouraging people to apply early as Network Rail’s popular and award-winning Advanced Apprenticeship scheme opens for applications.

Communities’ views sought as plans for a new rail link to London Heathrow progress

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Tuesday 9 Feb 2016

Residents and businesses across the west, south west and Thames Valley are invited to have their say at a series of public consultation events on Network Rail’s updated plans for a new link connecting the rail network from the west to London Heathrow.