Welcome to Network Rail's media centre

Network Rail Logo

Conwy Valley Line upgrade works

Friday 22 Nov 2019

Network Rail is reminding members public about upcoming work on the Conwy Valley Line to help futureproof the line and make it more reliable for passengers.

Network Rail Logo

Residents invited to a Pembroke Tunnel drop-in event

Friday 15 Nov 2019

Network Rail is inviting residents to a drop-in event to find out more about essential maintenance work at Pembroke Tunnel, west Wales, which will improve the resilience and reliability of the railway for passengers.

Latest News

Bedford station car park reopens early for customers: Bedford station car park reopens early for customers

Bedford station car park reopens early for customers

Friday 6 Dec 2019

Network Rail and Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) are pleased to announce that Bedford station car park has fully reopened today (Friday, 6 December), over two weeks earlier than planned.

Railway volunteers ‘sleep out’ in aid of local Blackpool homeless charity: Blackpool North charity sleep out

Railway volunteers ‘sleep out’ in aid of local Blackpool homeless charity

Friday 6 Dec 2019

Over 40 people from the rail industry have joined a Network Rail signaller to sleep out at Blackpool North station to raise money for a homeless charity.

Network Rail awarded for preserving its railway heritage: 4 December heritage award

Network Rail awarded for preserving its railway heritage

Friday 6 Dec 2019

Network Rail has been awarded a National Railway Heritage award for its work on the refurbishment of the South Esk viaduct at Montrose.

Anglia route passengers to check before travelling over the festive season due to planned works: Southend OLE Boom Installation Nov 19

Anglia route passengers to check before travelling over the festive season due to planned works

Wednesday 4 Dec 2019

Eastern Region, Anglia Route:

The vast majority of our rail network in Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex and East London will be open as usual for passengers to travel over the Christmas and New Year holidays.  

Four major railway stations among first to recognise hidden disability sunflowers: Sunflower lanyards and ticket holders 1

Four major railway stations among first to recognise hidden disability sunflowers

Wednesday 4 Dec 2019

Four of the country’s biggest railway stations will now offer passengers with hidden disabilities a discreet way to ask for extra help while making their journeys.

Final plans announced for West Yorkshire passengers over the Christmas period: Further changes for West Yorkshire passengers over the Christmas period

Final plans announced for West Yorkshire passengers over the Christmas period

Tuesday 3 Dec 2019

Network Rail and Northern have today announced the final plans for rail services on 27, 28 and 29 December to allow major improvement work at Leeds station.

Passengers welcomed back on the Lewes to Seaford line in East Sussex after four days of successful Network Rail improvement work: Sunrise Newhaven Harbour

Passengers welcomed back on the Lewes to Seaford line in East Sussex after four days of successful Network Rail improvement work

Tuesday 3 Dec 2019

Sussex passengers are seeing the benefits of a major upgrade programme this week as Network Rail finished replacing the signalling system on the route from Lewes to Seaford, via Newhaven, replacing a system controlled from three signal boxes dating back to 1879.

Vital Christmas upgrades for Edinburgh’s Haymarket junction: Track renewals image

Vital Christmas upgrades for Edinburgh’s Haymarket junction

Monday 2 Dec 2019

Network Rail engineers will be working around-the-clock this Christmas to renew a key junction near Edinburgh Haymarket station.