Network Rail engineers have worked through the night to remove more than 20 tonnes of debris from the railway after a landslip at Holmwood in Surrey caused the line to be closed between Horsham and Dorking.
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).
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Motorists and rail passengers can have their say on Network Rail’s proposals for a major upgrade to Yapton level crossing between Ford and Barnham in West Sussex. The crossing, which is used by 8,000 vehicles and 300 trains every weekday, will be upgraded from an automatic half-barrier crossing to a full-barrier crossing controlled by CCTV.
A public meeting at Yapton Village Hall, Main Road, Yapton, BN18 0ET on Tuesday 24 April, 7.00-8.00pm will give crossing users the opportunity to hear more about the upgrade and its impact on road and rail traffic.
The transformation of Gatwick Airport station has moved an important step closer after a planning application was submitted for a major redevelopment.
Passengers in the South East are reminded to check before travelling by train this Easter as Network Rail is set to carry out a £10m programme of work to improve the region’s rail network.
Street artist Jimmy C, known in London for his work paying tribute to David Bowie and William Shakespeare, has produced a major work of art in memory of the London Bridge terror attacks.
Almost 30m Southeastern railway passengers every year can enjoy free drinking water thanks to a water fountain opened today by Network Rail at London Charing Cross.
Reliability boost for Brighton Main Line passengers as Network Rail completes railway upgrade between Redhill and Gatwick
The hundreds of thousands of passengers using the Brighton Main Line every weekday can look forward to more reliable journeys after Network Rail completed an upgrade of the railway between Redhill and Gatwick.
Network Rail is to reopen the level crossing in Barns Green on Thursday this week, following the tragic incident last month.
Passengers in Kent can look forward to more reliable train services to and through London as Network Rail today confirmed a major programme of work to upgrade the Sevenoaks tunnel and the railway which runs through it.
Railway neighbours invited to Catford community meeting as Network Rail prepares to replace Victorian bridge
A Victorian railway bridge in Catford, south east London, is set to be replaced in May as Network Rail continues its Railway Upgrade Plan in the South East.