A new and improved footbridge to take pedestrians safely over one of London’s busiest rail lines through Wandsworth Common was officially opened by students from nearby Northcote Lodge School on Tuesday 22nd March.
Network Rail South East Route manages the 2,000 miles of railway from London Victoria, Charing Cross, London Bridge, St Pancras and Cannon Street into South London, Kent, Sussex, and Surrey. A quarter of all the trains in the country run on our route, with more than 5,100 services every weekday (1.8m in total last year). More than 510m people travel with us every year and we employ more than 3,000 staff to keep them moving. Train operators in the region are Southeastern, Govia Thameslink Railway, Eurostar and London Overground Rail Operations Ltd (LOROL).
Latest news for this region
Rail passengers in the South East reminded to check before they travel this Easter and plan ahead for August and Christmas
A month before the four-day Easter weekend, passengers are reminded to plan ahead and check before they travel as Network Rail carries out essential railway upgrades across the south east.
More housing and more train passengers – Network Rail sets out 30-year plan to cater for growth in south east London and Kent
Plans to make sure the railway can continue to accommodate huge growth in passengers and freight in south east London and Kent have been published by Network Rail – and you can have your say.
Rail reliability boost for passengers in Wimbledon, Sutton and Mitcham as £45m railway upgrade gets under way
Rail passengers in the Sutton to Wimbledon and Mitcham corridor can look forward to better, more reliable journeys as a £45m railway upgrade gets under way.
Hi-tech warning signs at South London railway bridge reduce bridge strikes by a third and cut delays to trains
The number of lorries hitting the notorious Thurlow Park Bridge over the A205 South Circular Road in Tulse Hill, London, has fallen by more than a third since new smart warning signs were introduced last summer, reducing delays to rail passengers and motorists.
Apprentices from Network Rail's Thameslink Programme inspire young people to consider an apprenticeship on the railway
A team of apprentices, work experience students and engineers from Network Rail’s Thameslink Programme are celebrating National Apprenticeship Week 2017 by visiting schools local to London Bridge station to inspire young people to consider an apprenticeship on the railway.
Willingdon Trees residents are being encouraged to take part in a public vote to decide how up to £10,000 of community funding from Network Rail will be spent. Three community projects are competing for the funding as part of a Network Rail pilot project to work more closely with local communities and railway neighbours.
- King’s Cross, Paddington and Waterloo stations record strong growth in retail sales between October-December 2016
- Rise in sales for 19th successive quarter caps great 2016 for station retailers
- Performance reflects ongoing investment in the retail offer at London stations
Video: See the incredible progress made so far this year at London Bridge as the team prepares for significant engineering work throughout 2017
Passengers given a glimpse behind the hoardings at London Bridge as the station team gears up for engineering work this Easter.
Passengers are advised to check before travelling on Thursday as gale force winds from Storm Doris have prompted Network Rail to put speed restrictions in place in the South East of England. As a result, there will be changes to some Southern, Southeastern and Gatwick Express services.