Dramatic time-lapse footage emerged today of a 12-week Network Rail scheme to stabilise half a mile of subsiding embankment beneath the Chiltern main line in Buckinghamshire.
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LNW runs from London Euston in the south, through the West Midlands, the north west of England and Cumbria before joining with Scotland at Gretna. It is home to the West Coast main line, the busiest mixed use railway in Europe and the main long distance route between England Scotland. LNW supports the major British cities outside of London – including Birmingham, Manchester and Liverpool, as well as several smaller cities such as Wolverhampton, Stoke, Coventry and Carlisle. Train operators on the route include Virgin Trains, London Midland, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Southern (GTR), Merseyrail, Northern, First TransPennine Express, London Overground, Arriva Trains Wales and Chiltern Railways.
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Video footage released today shows a lorry smashing into a Cheshire railway bridge - the very thing Network Rail's 'What the truck' campaign aims to combat.
A bridge in Lichfield is the sixth most lorry-bashed in Britain, Network Rail revealed today.
Network Rail today called for lorry drivers across Greater Manchester to know the height of their vehicles to avoid crashing into railway bridges and causing hours of delays to train passengers.
Network Rail today called for lorry drivers across Staffordshire to know the height of their vehicles to avoid crashing into railway bridges and causing hours of delays to train passengers.
Liverpool Lime Street station fully reopened today (23 October) after Network Rail completed a 23-day transformation of Merseyside’s main station, a key part of the Great North Rail Project.
Network Rail is inviting residents living near the railway between Longport and Wedgwood to an information event to find out more about upcoming railway vegetation work.
The first phase of Liverpool Lime Street’s major upgrade will be completed this weekend in time for the station fully reopening on Monday (23 October).
Huge boulders are being used to protect Britain's best-loved railway from the storm-swollen torrents of the River Eden in Cumbria.
An owl which broke its wing when it was trapped under a tree felled by Storm Ophelia has been rescued by Network Rail.