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Network Rail volunteers help set up mass vaccination facility in Exeter: Network Rail volunteers help set up mass vaccination facility in Exeter

Network Rail volunteers help set up mass vaccination facility in Exeter

Tuesday 26 Jan 2021

A team of Network Rail workers have played their part in tackling COVID-19 by volunteering to help set up the new large-scale Vaccination Centre near Exeter, Devon.

Latest technology used to improve thousands of miles of lineside biodiversity: Habitat map

Latest technology used to improve thousands of miles of lineside biodiversity

Thursday 21 Jan 2021

Scientists are using cutting-edge technology along Britain’s 20,000-mile rail network, as part of Network Rail’s new action plan for sustainable vegetation management.

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Emergency rail works at Ingatestone to continue throughout the week: Ingatestone track issues

Emergency rail works at Ingatestone to continue throughout the week

Tuesday 26 Jan 2021

Emergency works to stabilise the embankment at Ingatestone on the Great Eastern Main Line will continue for the rest of the week after further issues were found during remedial work.

No trains into London south of Potters Bar and Gordon Hill this weekend as work ramps up on the East Coast Upgrade: Work ramps up on East Coast Upgrade

No trains into London south of Potters Bar and Gordon Hill this weekend as work ramps up on the East Coast Upgrade

Tuesday 26 Jan 2021
  • Major improvement work means there are no trains to/from King’s Cross this weekend (Saturday 30 and Sunday 31 January)
  • Buses also replace trains between Peterborough and Hitchin this weekend
  • People must follow the latest Government guidance and only travel for limited reasons
  • Further changes to services ahead of partial closure at King’s Cross between March and June
Network Rail volunteers help set up mass vaccination facility in Exeter: Network Rail volunteers help set up mass vaccination facility in Exeter

Network Rail volunteers help set up mass vaccination facility in Exeter

Tuesday 26 Jan 2021

A team of Network Rail workers have played their part in tackling COVID-19 by volunteering to help set up the new large-scale Vaccination Centre near Exeter, Devon.

Network Rail donates old laptops to help pupils learn remotely during lockdown: Network Rail donate laptops to all pupils at St Willibrords School in Manchester (1)

Network Rail donates old laptops to help pupils learn remotely during lockdown

Tuesday 26 Jan 2021

Network Rail has kickstarted a national laptop for schools volunteer programme which aims to donate at least 8,000 refurbished laptops to schools across Britain to support children learning at home and reduce waste. The first school to benefit was St. Willibrord's R.C. Primary School in Clayton, East Manchester, who received enough laptops for every pupil in the school to continue their learning from home during lockdown. Over 70 children took delivery of their laptop last week, with more devices due to be given to pupils in the coming days.

Helicopter surveys keep Wolverhampton and Tamworth stations' big freezes at bay: Helicopter snow surveys composite Wolverhampton station January 2021

Helicopter surveys keep Wolverhampton and Tamworth stations' big freezes at bay

Monday 25 Jan 2021

Thermal imaging cameras mounted to a Network Rail helicopter are keeping passengers and freight moving after heavy snowfall across the West Midlands.

UPDATE: Emergency rail works continue at Ingatestone to repair embankment: Ingatestone emergency works 4

UPDATE: Emergency rail works continue at Ingatestone to repair embankment

Monday 25 Jan 2021

Emergency works to stabilise the embankment at Ingatestone on the Great Eastern Main Line is progressing well and the work is expected to be completed by Wednesday.

Cat-astrophe averted: missing moggy’s Purr-mingham New Street adventure: Chantelle Campbell and Storm reunited

Cat-astrophe averted: missing moggy’s Purr-mingham New Street adventure

Monday 25 Jan 2021

A cat missing since Christmas Day has been reunited with her owner after a journey through one of Britain’s busiest railway stations.

Big Push – Network Rail installs 11,000 tonne railway tunnel in UK first: Big Push – Network Rail installs 11,000 tonne railway tunnel in UK first

Big Push – Network Rail installs 11,000 tonne railway tunnel in UK first

Monday 25 Jan 2021

An 11,000 tonne curved concrete box has been successfully pushed under the East Coast Main Line near Peterborough, in a first for UK engineering.