Britain’s first sliding gate level crossing barriers are now operational in the North East after a recent upgrade as part of Network Rail’s Railway Upgrade Plan.
London North Eastern & East Midlands
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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.
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Two level crossings are being revamped as part of the Railway Upgrade Plan which will see a better, more reliable railway for passengers and businesses in Greater Lincolnshire.
Plans to build a new section of railway to allow the UK’s first tram-trains to run in South Yorkshire have been approved by the Department for Transport.
A 140-year-old bridge in Nottinghamshire is set to be reconstructed as part of Network Rail’s Rail Upgrade Plan.
Economic boost for Greater Lincolnshire and South Humber Ports thanks to £100m Network Rail upgrade plan this Christmas
People and businesses across the Greater Lincolnshire area will benefit from almost £100m of investment in the region’s railway this Christmas as part of Network Rail’s Railway Upgrade Plan.
Network Rail’s new route managing director for the London North Eastern and East Midlands route says he is excited about the future ahead of work to electrify and upgrade two major rail lines that will improve journey times for millions of passengers.
People and businesses in the East Midlands are set to benefit from Network Rail’s Railway Upgrade Plan as the next phase of a £35m resignalling programme gets under way later this month.
A railway bridge which carries the East Coast Main Line through Huntingdon is set to be improved as part of Network Rail’s Railway Upgrade Plan.
A bridge in Leeds will be replaced as part of Network Rail’s Railway Upgrade Plan to improve the reliability of the network in West Yorkshire.
A stark warning has been issued after CCTV captured eight incidents of dangerous behaviour in a single day on a rural railway crossing in Derbyshire.