Network Rail is investing £8.6m to renew vital pieces of track to the south of Newcastle station this January as part of the Great North Rail Project.
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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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Passengers planning to travel between London and the East Midlands this Christmas are being advised to check before they travel as essential improvement work is carried out between Kentish town and London St Pancras.
Network Rail will install new drainage to Rockingham Road bridge in Market Harborough as part of the Midland Main Line improvement programme.
Ford End Road bridge in Bedford will be closed overnight to allow Network Rail to resurface a section of road after carrying out investigation work into the structure.
Network Rail will begin work on a project in Newark which will see around 1km of track removed and replaced with new, modern rails.
Network Rail has completed the installation of a new drainage pipeline under railway line in Malton that will play a crucial part in the area’s emergency flood plan.
Network Rail is inviting residents in Bedford to find out more about work to upgrade the railway on the Midland Main Line.
Network Rail reached a significant milestone in work to upgrade the line between London and Corby as overhead line masts for electrification were installed on the route for the first time in over 40 years.
Network Rail awards contracts to two alliances as industry supports Partnership for Britain’s Prosperity
As the industry launches its plan to Partner for Britain’s Prosperity, Network Rail has awarded contracts to two Alliances ahead of future rail enhancements on the Transpennine Route between York and Manchester.
Network Rail is urging HGV drivers to stop striking railway bridges in West Yorkshire after it has been revealed that a railway bridge in Wakefield is one of the most hit in Great Britain.