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Network Rail warns of the dangers of the railway as trespasser jailed after causing mass disruption: You vs Train

Network Rail warns of the dangers of the railway as trespasser jailed after causing mass disruption

Thursday 15 Aug 2019

Network Rail is reminding the public of the dangers posed by trespassing on the railway after a man who climbed on top of a tunnel overlooking railway lines near St. Pancras International station, blocking trains between London, Kent and France, was jailed.

Passengers reminded to check before they travel over the August bank holiday weekend: Track being position during Acton Grange upgrade

Passengers reminded to check before they travel over the August bank holiday weekend

Monday 12 Aug 2019
  • £98m to be invested in Britain’s rail network over the August bank holiday weekend (Saturday 24 to Monday 26 August inclusive)
  • Railway open for ‘business as usual’ over August bank holiday weekend as majority of the network is unaffected, however there are major changes to services to/from London King’s Cross station

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Station staff prepare for Reading Festival revellers: Reading IET

Station staff prepare for Reading Festival revellers

Monday 19 Aug 2019

Network Rail staff at Reading station are preparing to welcome an influx of music lovers ahead of the annual Reading Festival this weekend.

West Highland Line to re-open on Monday: DJI 0945

West Highland Line to re-open on Monday

Friday 16 Aug 2019

Following earlier than anticipated completion of the work to repair damage from recent flooding, Network Rail has announced that the West Highland Line will fully re-open for start of service on Monday, August 19.

New lifts officially opened at Carshalton station with Tom Brake MP and local campaigners: Carshalton best

New lifts officially opened at Carshalton station with Tom Brake MP and local campaigners

Friday 16 Aug 2019
Network Rail warns of the dangers of the railway as trespasser jailed after causing mass disruption: You vs Train

Network Rail warns of the dangers of the railway as trespasser jailed after causing mass disruption

Thursday 15 Aug 2019

Network Rail is reminding the public of the dangers posed by trespassing on the railway after a man who climbed on top of a tunnel overlooking railway lines near St. Pancras International station, blocking trains between London, Kent and France, was jailed.

Track upgrade means faster and reliable journeys for passengers on the Mid-Cheshire line: Bleeding wolf track before and after

Track upgrade means faster and reliable journeys for passengers on the Mid-Cheshire line

Thursday 15 Aug 2019

Passengers travelling between Chester and Manchester via Altrincham are benefitting from faster and smoother journeys thanks to modernised railway tracks.

Trespasser jailed for climbing on top of a tunnel owned by Network Rail in London and causing mass rail disruption: Aerial photography of King's Cross and St Pancras - June 2012

Trespasser jailed for climbing on top of a tunnel owned by Network Rail in London and causing mass rail disruption

Thursday 15 Aug 2019
  • A man who blocked trains between London, Kent and France by climbing on top of a tunnel overlooking railway lines near St Pancras International Station has been jailed.
Network Rail partners with contest helping young engineers’ inventions take-off: P1066170

Network Rail partners with contest helping young engineers’ inventions take-off

Wednesday 14 Aug 2019
23-days of engineering work to complete modernisation of Wherry lines: Semophore signal at Brundall

23-days of engineering work to complete modernisation of Wherry lines

Wednesday 14 Aug 2019

Passengers in Norfolk will benefit from a significant upgrade in reliability and safety when a digitally-enabled signalling system goes live after the Wherry lines close for planned engineering works during February 2020.