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Network Rail using innovative fibre-optic technology to boost railway safety and performance
Network Rail has awarded a contract to a consortium led by Thales Ground Transportation Systems Ltd to develop and trial Fibre Optic Acoustic Sensing (FOAS) technology that will support improvements in safety and performance on the railway.
Major track upgrade completed at Bristol East Junction
The completion of this project has resulted in a clever new track layout and state of the art signalling equipment, meaning passengers will experience better journeys when travelling to and from Bristol Temple Meads station.
Safety warning issued as train activity to start on Dartmoor Line
Network Rail is asking people to avoid attempting to access the Dartmoor Line as the number of trains travelling along the railway increases from next week (week commencing 20 September).
Drone footage shows picturesque rail route’s protection from landslips
Drone footage has been released showing how one of the country’s most picturesque rail routes has been protected from landslips to secure future journeys for passengers and freight.
One of the world's oldest railway tunnels gets some tender loving care
One of the world’s oldest railway tunnels is being made more reliable for passengers this autumn.
Stratford station congestion relief scheme secures DfT development funding
Network Rail has secured a £2m boost from the Department of Transport (DfT) to help develop plans to help relieve congestion at London’s Stratford station.
£1million Signed Off To Upgrade Billingham Station Access
Tees Valley Mayor Ben Houchen has signed off a £1million investment to significantly improve disability access at Billingham railway station.
Picture perfect – painting a brighter future for Bristol Temple Meads station
Passengers will be greeted by a smarter, brighter and more welcoming entrance to Bristol Temple Meads following the completion of work to give the station canopies a face-lift.
Network Rail invites people to have their say on plans to close Copmanthorpe level crossing
Network Rail is asking people in Copmanthorpe to give their feedback on plans to fully close a footpath level crossing and provide an alternative safe access over the railway.
Tree cutting will improve autumn safety at Dalgety Bay station
Network Rail will carry out tree and vegetation management around Dalgety Bay station from September 27 until December.