Welcome to Network Rail's media centre

Network Rail’s leaf-busting machines ready to tackle autumnal deluge: Autumn treatment-4

Network Rail’s leaf-busting machines ready to tackle autumnal deluge

Tuesday 1 Oct 2019

As the cold mornings draw in and the leaves start to brown, Network Rail is busily preparing its 61 leaf-busting trains to keep passengers moving safely over autumn.

Free station WiFi to benefit millions of rail passengers: WiFi

Free station WiFi to benefit millions of rail passengers

Monday 30 Sep 2019

Passengers at Britain’s biggest and busiest railway stations are set to benefit from a fast, free and reliable WiFi service thanks to a significant digital investment announced today by Network Rail.

Latest News

Ashford and Kent rail passengers advised to check before they travel as part of major Christmas upgrade: Ashford International aerial

Ashford and Kent rail passengers advised to check before they travel as part of major Christmas upgrade

Wednesday 16 Oct 2019

Ashford and Kent rail passengers are advised to plan ahead and check before they travel over Christmas 2019, especially if travelling on Friday 27 December, as Network Rail works to improve the railway as part of record investment plans for the Kent network. 

South Wales passengers urged to check before travelling this weekend: Cardiff Electrification 2019

South Wales passengers urged to check before travelling this weekend

Wednesday 16 Oct 2019

Network Rail is advising passengers in South Wales to plan their journeys in advance as work to electrify the South Wales Main Line continues this weekend.

Network Rail completes major upgrade to roof at Knaresborough station: L to R Mark Bloor, Route Asset Manager for Network Rail, Cllr Christine Willoughby, Mayor of Knaresborough, Mark Osborne, Site Manager for Works Delivery for Network Rail

Network Rail completes major upgrade to roof at Knaresborough station

Wednesday 16 Oct 2019

Network Rail has completed a £150,000 upgrade at Knaresborough station to improve the roof and bring benefits for passengers, visitors and businesses.

Passengers urged to plan ahead for weekend upgrades on East Lancashire and Darwen lines: Hall I'th Wood station

Passengers urged to plan ahead for weekend upgrades on East Lancashire and Darwen lines

Tuesday 15 Oct 2019

Passengers are being advised to plan their journeys ahead of essential weekend railway upgrades in East Lancashire later this year.

Network Rail Logo

Media Invitation: Street artist transforms Pontypridd railway bridge into work of art

Tuesday 15 Oct 2019

Pontypridd railway bridge has been transformed into a stunning piece of art. Network Rail has teamed up with celebrated London-based street artist, Lionel Stanhope, to paint a mural on Pontypridd railway bridge with the aim of contributing to regeneration in the area.

Network Rail reminds passengers of changes to services at Leeds station next weekend: Network Rail reminds passengers of changes to services at Leeds station next weekend-2

Network Rail reminds passengers of changes to services at Leeds station next weekend

Tuesday 15 Oct 2019

Passengers are being asked to check before they travel as work continues to upgrade Leeds station on Saturday, 26 and Sunday, 27 October and reminded that the first services which run on Sunday will be extremely busy. 

Stations days shines a light on London Liverpool Street: London Liverpool Street station

Stations days shines a light on London Liverpool Street

Tuesday 15 Oct 2019

A day to celebrate the country’s 2,563 railway stations in being used to showcase the improvements at the third busiest station, London Liverpool Street.

New lifts for passengers at Watford Junction station - work until February: Watford Junction station sign 1

New lifts for passengers at Watford Junction station - work until February

Monday 14 Oct 2019

Passengers are being advised about work starting in two weeks to replace lifts at Watford Junction station.