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‘Talk, not walk’ says Network Rail in response to RMT vote for industrial action

Tuesday 24 May 2022

Responding to the RMT’s announcement that its members have voted in favour of industrial action, Andrew Haines, Network Rail’s chief executive, said:

Railway open for passengers during Queen’s Platinum Jubilee bank holiday weekend: Passengers image

Railway open for passengers during Queen’s Platinum Jubilee bank holiday weekend

Thursday 12 May 2022
  • Vast majority of rail network is open as usual between 2-5 June, with routes open into all major London stations so people can join royal celebrations
  • Major disruptive projects moved to avoid Jubilee weekend
  • Small number of routes impacted by some upgrade works, so passengers still asked to plan their journeys in advance

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Passengers reminded of railway closure ahead of Commonwealth Games: Tyseley train maintenance depot - aerial view 1

Passengers reminded of railway closure ahead of Commonwealth Games

Wednesday 25 May 2022

The Chiltern main line between Dorridge and Birmingham Moor Street will be closed for four days next month as work continues to improve passenger journeys for the Commonwealth Games.

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‘Talk, not walk’ says Network Rail in response to RMT vote for industrial action

Tuesday 24 May 2022

Responding to the RMT’s announcement that its members have voted in favour of industrial action, Andrew Haines, Network Rail’s chief executive, said:

Boston level crossing gets reliability upgrade next month: Network Rail logo-15

Boston level crossing gets reliability upgrade next month

Tuesday 24 May 2022

A level crossing in Boston, Lincolnshire is set to be upgraded next month (June) to improve reliability for key freight services travelling to and from the town’s port.

First train runs on Midlands’ newest and longest railway bridge: First train over SAS 13 bridge-2

First train runs on Midlands’ newest and longest railway bridge

Monday 23 May 2022

The Midlands’ newest and longest railway bridge is now fully functional after carrying its first freight train.

Let’s Walk: Free walking maps at Network Rail stations in London to get more people walking this summer: Lets Walk London maps

Let’s Walk: Free walking maps at Network Rail stations in London to get more people walking this summer

Monday 23 May 2022

10,000 free copies of a new walking map that charts a network of quiet and interesting streets in central London is now available at Network Rail’s London stations. 

Reston station welcomes first passenger services: Minister and Reston Primary chldren at Reston station

Reston station welcomes first passenger services

Monday 23 May 2022

Passenger services today called at Reston station for the first time in almost six decades.

Works to reopen Essex footbridge start today: Varde Bullers bridge works

Works to reopen Essex footbridge start today

Monday 23 May 2022

Works to repair a footbridge that connects Durham Road in Langdon and Mandeville Way in Laindon Hills, Basildon, start today (Monday 23 May).

Network Rail thanks residents and motorists as Torbay Road bridge reopens: Torbay Road bridge has reopened this morning

Network Rail thanks residents and motorists as Torbay Road bridge reopens

Monday 23 May 2022

Network Rail is thanking the community of Torbay, Devon, for their patience and understanding following the delayed reopening of the road over Torbay Road bridge this morning (Monday 23 May).