Suffolk residents are invited to an information event to find out more about major improvements to the railway line that runs between Ipswich to Felixstowe which includes building extra track and closing level crossings as part of Network Rail’s Railway Upgrade Plan.
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
TIMELAPSE: Building better connections at Cambridge North railway station as footbridge is installed
Timelapse footage has captured the installation of a footbridge that connects the ticket office with the platforms at the new Cambridge North railway station, due to open in May 2017 as part of Network Rail’s Railway Upgrade Plan.
Greater Anglia and Network Rail work together to put in place additional plans and actions for Autumn
Greater Anglia and Network Rail are taking action and investing in new equipment in an effort to minimise disruption to rail passengers caused by slippery rails during the Autumn.
VIDEO: New junction to unlock London Bridge railway bottleneck moves closer to completion as first tracks are laid
A new railway junction which will uncork a major bottleneck on the approach to one of London’s busiest stations, allowing more frequent and more reliable train services across large parts of the south east, has moved a step closer to completion this week as the first new tracks were laid.
Passengers in Hampshire will soon benefit from a better and more reliable railway as Network Rail prepares to carry out a major track renewal project at Fareham.
Network Rail has submitted proposals for a new station building in Ilford as part of the improvements being delivered for the Crossrail project.
Network Rail is taking the next step towards making Ascot station fully-accessible as its orange army is set to remove the existing bridge at the station over the weekend of 22 and 23 October ahead of the installation of the new footbridge by February 2017.
A system which will make the railway safer for level crossing users is to be rolled out to three level crossings across Anglia from today (Friday 14 October) as part of Network Rail’s Railway Upgrade Plan.
- Network Rail’s Advanced Apprenticeship scheme to expand by 50 per cent in 2017
- 140 new apprenticeships to be made available across the country in March 2017. Of these, 16 will be to the south and west of London, located across Clapham, Salisbury, Eastleigh and Wimbledon
- Scheme expanded to two apprentice intakes each year in March and September
Yesterday (Monday) saw the first trains to run on a new section of railway through Rochester, marking the completion of the improvement work on the railway at the station.