Network Rail has teamed up with the National Farmers’ Union (NFU) to help keep farmers and their workers safe at level crossings at harvest time.
London North Eastern & East Midlands
The London North Eastern and East Midlands route covers the East Coast Main Line from the Scottish border to London King's Cross station and the Midland Main Line from Sheffield to London St Pancras. The route covers the North East, Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Bedfordshire, parts of Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire and the whole of the East Midlands. Train operators include Virgin Trains East Coast, Northern, East Midlands Trains, Transpennine Express, Grand Central Rail, First Hull Trains, Cross Country and Govia Thameslink Railway.
Latest news for this region
The railway semaphore signalling gantry which framed many photos of locomotives entering and leaving Scarborough has found a new home on the Yorkshire moors.
A street theatre group will be among the star attractions at a transport safety day set to take place in the heart of Grimsby this week.
Two cast iron beams dating back to the 1860s have been donated to Beamish Museum.
A safety conscious pupil from Leeds who wrote a manifesto to keep people out of danger on railway platforms has seen his hard work rewarded with a mosaic at his local station.
A new campaign urging people to keep their dogs on a lead near level crossings has been launched today by Network Rail in partnership with Dogs Trust, as it revealed there have been more than 180 incidents of near misses* between dog walkers and trains and five fatalities in the past five years.
Heritage terracotta cornices will be replaced at Nottingham station as the finishing touches are made to the station’s £60 million upgrade.
A total of 37 new apprentices have joined railway maintenance teams in the North East, East Midlands and South East to start their on-the-job training after successfully completing their first year of the award-winning Network Rail Advanced Apprenticeship Scheme.
A Network Rail project manager for the new station entrance in Leeds has thrown her support behind the campaign to increase diversity in engineering.
Thameslink rail passengers, in particular those connecting with Luton Airport or Eurostar, should allow up to 75 minutes longer to travel during a weekend of Network Rail engineering work to improve services.