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Passengers who must travel urged to plan ahead over Late May Bank Holiday weekend: Social distancing at work: Safety has been paramount on the Gatwick project. Here, engineers pull a cable into position

Passengers who must travel urged to plan ahead over Late May Bank Holiday weekend

Tuesday 19 May 2020
  • Passengers should only travel if they have to over forthcoming Late May Bank Holiday
  • Network Rail’s engineering works – designed to improve passengers’ journeys in future – will affect some routes
  • Passengers who do have to travel should check before they travel
Network Rail stations to commemorate VE Day with voices and music from the past: Charing Cross - blue

Network Rail stations to commemorate VE Day with voices and music from the past

Thursday 7 May 2020

Stations around the country will echo the sounds of the past tomorrow (Friday) as they pay tribute to the people who gave their lives in the Second World War to bring peace to Europe.

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Project protects Highland railway from impacts of unpredictable weather.: IMG 7876

Project protects Highland railway from impacts of unpredictable weather.

Friday 5 Jun 2020

Work is about to get underway on a final phase of embankment and drainage work at Slochd between Perth and Inverness on the Highland Mainline.

South Wales and London now closer than ever as electric railway now running through historic Severn Tunnel: Severn Tunnel 4

South Wales and London now closer than ever as electric railway now running through historic Severn Tunnel

Friday 5 Jun 2020

London and south Wales are now closer than ever as from today (Friday 5 June) rail passengers are benefitting from an electrified railway from capital to capital as Network Rail has successfully completed the electrification of the Severn Tunnel.

Runcorn Rover’s Return: Railway workers rescue couple’s missing pooch: Rover in contractor Eric Formby's arms

Runcorn Rover’s Return: Railway workers rescue couple’s missing pooch

Friday 5 Jun 2020

A couple has been reunited with their much-loved missing pet dog after a four-day search of the railway in Cheshire.

Major investment for crucial coastal viaduct on Cumbrian Coast line: Eskmeals viaduct - aerial (1)

Major investment for crucial coastal viaduct on Cumbrian Coast line

Friday 5 Jun 2020

A multi-million-pound project to improve a crucial coastal viaduct will start next month to make journeys faster and more reliable for Cumbrian Coast line passengers.

No trains in or out of London King's Cross on June weekend as East Coast Upgrade work continues: No trains in or out of London King's Cross on June weekend as East Coast Upgrade work continues

No trains in or out of London King's Cross on June weekend as East Coast Upgrade work continues

Thursday 4 Jun 2020
  • No trains in or out of London King’s Cross, and no Thameslink services will run via Finsbury Park, on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 June 2020 so new overhead line equipment can be installed.
  • Project is part of £1.2billion upgrade which will deliver more trains, thousands of extra seats and more reliable journeys between London, the north, and Scotland.
  • Under current COVID-19 guidance, journeys should only be made if they are necessary, and those needing to travel should avoid using public transport wherever possible, with use of face coverings strongly encouraged where social distancing is not possible.
No trains in or out of London King's Cross on June weekend as East Coast Upgrade work continues: No trains in or out of London King's Cross on June weekend as East Coast Upgrade work continues

No trains in or out of London King's Cross on June weekend as East Coast Upgrade work continues

Thursday 4 Jun 2020
  • No trains in or out of London King’s Cross or Moorgate, or from the East Coast Main Line into St Pancras International, on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 June 2020 so new overhead line equipment can be installed.
  • Project is part of £1.2billion upgrade which will deliver more trains, thousands of extra seats and more reliable journeys.
  • Under current COVID-19 guidance, journeys should only be made if they are necessary, and those needing to travel should avoid using public transport wherever possible, with use of face coverings strongly encouraged where social distancing is not possible
Wherry line track renewal works to make journeys more reliable for passengers: Cantley track renewals-2

Wherry line track renewal works to make journeys more reliable for passengers

Thursday 4 Jun 2020

Works to replace worn out track on the line between Norwich and Lowestoft will take place in June and August to provide a better journey experience for passengers. This follows works successfully completed last February to replace 3km of track in the Hassingham area.

Iconic Tay Bridge is having sleepers renewed: Tay Bridge 6-2

Iconic Tay Bridge is having sleepers renewed

Wednesday 3 Jun 2020

Work is now underway to replace more than 1,200 sleepers located on the Tay Bridge, the longest railway structure in Scotland.