People living next to the railway are being urged to secure their outdoor belongings as strong winds are forecast in the North of England tomorrow (Wednesday 17 January).
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Residents are reminded that Splott Road bridge will be closed from 4 February while Network Rail carries out modernisation work. This is part of its Railway Upgrade Plan to improve journeys for passengers.
Engineers have craned three specialist machines onto the roof of Consort House as they begin the main structural demolition work to make space for the new Glasgow Queen Street station.
Residents in Cornwall are invited to a series of drop-in events next week to learn more about Network Rail’s Cornwall Capacity Enabling Scheme, which will deliver more seats and more reliable journeys for rail passengers.
Work has begun to prepare Ashford International’s high-speed platforms for new international trains, including e320 Eurostar trains, which will safeguard direct high-speed international services from Ashford.
Residents of Lingwood, Cantley and Brundall are invited to information drop-in sessions about the major signalling upgrade to the Norwich, Yarmouth and Lowestoft rail lines.
Network Rail has completed work on an £8.6million project to upgrade the track at Newcastle station as part of the Great North Rail Project.
Rail staff across Wales and Borders are backing Samaritans’ bid to turn ‘Blue Monday’ into ‘Brew Monday’ on 15 January, by helping get people together for tea and a chat, on what has been dubbed ‘the most difficult day of the year’.
Rail staff across the South Western network are backing Samaritans’ bid to turn ‘Blue Monday’ into ‘Brew Monday’ on 15 January by helping get people together for tea and a chat on what has been dubbed ‘the most difficult day of the year’.
- Life-expired Burnaby Road railway bridge in Portsmouth to be replaced between Monday 12 February and Friday 16 February 2018.
- More than 50 Network Rail engineers and track staff will work around the clock to install
- Rail replacement buses in operation every 10 minutes between Portsmouth Harbour and Portsmouth and Southsea, with diversion routes for motorists and pedestrians
- New crossing, made from British steel, to replace the old bridge over the half-term break
- Will retain original colours of the old Victorian bridge, reflecting the famous Portsmouth crest