As part of Network Rail’s and Arriva Trains Wales’ joint plan to keep passengers moving this autumn, Network Rail’s fleet of specialist ‘railhead treatment’ trains are out in force across the Wales and Borders network.
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Four specialist trains are working 24 hours a day to blast leaves off the line and keep passengers and freight moving.
Leaves off the line: leaf-busting locos and autumn timetable to keep Cross City line passengers moving
A fleet of four specialist trains and a new and improved timetable will help keep customers moving on the Cross City line this autumn.
Scotland’s Railway has launched its biggest ever response to the threats caused by autumn leaf fall.
Paddington Station 24/7 – Engineers race against the clock to fix vital piece of equipment as rush hour on the rails rapidly approaches
The second series of behind the scenes documentary Paddington Station 24/7 continues on Monday 8 October, with engineers working against the clock to fix a vital piece of electrification equipment near Maidenhead which is causing disruptions across the network.
Rail passengers are joining the celebrations at Derby station today as full rail services resume. Network Rail, East Midlands Trains and CrossCountry are thanking passengers for their patience as the disruptive stage of a huge £200 million upgrade successfully completes.
Network Rail engineers will carry-out a vital £2m project to renew the rail bridge over Bonhill Road in Dumbarton this month.
Major upgrades have been carried out at Witham, Essex to make the Norwich to London main line more reliable and resilient, meaning fewer delays for passengers.
Want to see how a level crossing works? Come along to Colthrop signal box on Wednesday 10 October for an exciting glimpse into life on the railway
Members of the public are invited to attend an open day at Colthrop level crossing near Thatcham in Berkshire on Wednesday 10 October between 10am and 3pm, where they will be able to meet railway workers from across the industry, including the team who work at the crossing and signal box, as part of Rail Week.
Passengers at Aberdeen station are being given the chance to see enhancement works recently delivered between Aberdeen and Dyce in an innovative virtual reality (VR) experience.