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Passengers who must travel urged to plan ahead over Late May Bank Holiday weekend
- 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
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.
Trial of electric strimmers and trimmers to improve conditions for staff and railway neighbours
Network Rail is trialling new battery-powered hedge trimmers and strimmers that are quieter, much lighter and friendlier to the environment than their petrol-powered counterparts.
Track upgrades to deliver a more reliable train service between Ipswich to Ely and Cambridge
Rail passengers travelling between Ipswich and Ely and Ipswich and Cambridge will benefit from a more reliable service following a programme of track renewals starting on 18 July.
Network Rail unlocks site in Nottinghamshire for modular housing development
Network Rail and ilke Homes have announced a significant investment which will see 40 modular homes built on a brownfield site next to Beeston railway station.
Track maintenance work starts this weekend at Clapton to keep rail services running reliably
Network Rail will carry out vital track replacement work at Clapton on the rail line between Liverpool Street and Tottenham Hale and Chingford at weekends throughout July, starting this weekend (11 July).
Network Rail backs mural in Vauxhall celebrating a historic record at the most famous pleasure garden of the 19th Century
Historic railway bridges have been transformed into stunning pieces of art thanks to Network Rail’s unique partnership with community groups, schools, and artists.
Big step towards new bridge at Eridge station in East Sussex
Vital work to remove and reconstruct a footbridge at Eridge station in East Sussex took place over the weekend. The work was needed due to the age and condition of the old structure, in order to protect the safety of those using the bridge and the trains operating below.
Merseyside residents informed about major railway bridge renewals
Road users and residents near St Helens are being informed about a major railway bridge upgrade this summer.
Nine-day line closures in South East London – have you planned ahead?
The Sidcup, Grove Park and Bromley North lines through Hither Green will be closed for nine days from Saturday 25 July to Sunday 2 August 2020, while Network Rail completes critical signalling upgrades to improve reliability for passengers in South East London.