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Head of design at Birmingham New Street station takes home top gongs at European awards ceremony

Head of design at Birmingham New Street station takes home top gongs at European awards ceremony: Carol Stitchman receiving her award from Katy Dowding of Skanska - Copy

Thursday 26 May 2016

A prominent figure in the redevelopment of Birmingham New Street has been recognised as one of the leading women in construction and engineering in Europe.

Investment in bigger, better railway continues over spring bank holiday weekend

Investment in bigger, better railway continues over spring bank holiday weekend: Check Before You Travel featuring Paul Clark, operations deliver manager

Tuesday 17 May 2016

Rail passengers can look forward to better journeys as Network Rail’s work to improve and upgrade the railway continues over the spring bank holiday weekend (28-30 May).

Latest regional news

Railway volunteers help Friends of Guide Bridge Memorial Garden

Railway volunteers help Friends of Guide Bridge Memorial Garden: Guide Bridge volunteer team

Friday 27 May 2016

Volunteers from Network Rail, Northern and Carillion joined the Friends of Guide Bridge this week to help lay the foundations for their Memorial Garden project.

Great Western Electrification Programme hits two major milestones as main line announced as ‘live’ and Electrification Training Centre opens

Great Western Electrification Programme hits two major milestones as main line announced as ‘live’ and Electrification Training Centre opens: Opening of the Electrification Training Centre in Swindon

Friday 27 May 2016

Network Rail’s work to electrify the Great Western Main Line has reached two important milestones as the company announces a section of the line is to be ‘energised’ for the first time and its flagship Electrification Training Centre in Swindon is officially opened.

MP visits site that will power the north’s railway revolution

MP visits site that will power the north’s railway revolution: Neil Hancock, Network Rail; Jonathan Reynolds, MP for Stalybridge and Hyde; and Jonathan Heap, National Grid, at the new electricity substation in Stalybridge.

Friday 27 May 2016

Jonathan Reynolds, MP for Stalybridge and Hyde, met with Network Rail and National Grid today (27 May) to see the electricity substation that will power the electrification of the railway in the north of England.

Next phase of Ilkeston railway station work set to begin next week

Next phase of Ilkeston railway station work set to begin next week: Piling is set to start at Ilkeston station

Friday 27 May 2016

Network Rail will begin construction of the new platforms at Ilkeston station next week as part of the organisation’s Railway Upgrade Plan in Derbyshire.