Network Rail has announced the appointment of Mike Putnam as a non-executive director. He replaces Malcolm Brinded CBE, who retired from the Board in July 2016.
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Passengers urged to check before they travel as major rail investment in Newcastle begins this weekend
Network Rail will begin an £8.6million project to upgrade the railway at Newcastle station this weekend as part of the Great North Rail Project.
Railway between London Euston and Carlisle fully reopens after successful Christmas and New Year upgrade
The railway between London Euston and Carlisle has fully reopened after a successful programme of upgrades over Christmas and the New Year.
Network Rail engineers are today monitoring the railway across the North West ahead of Storm Eleanor hitting Britain.
Key rail upgrades for Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex passengers were completed over Christmas and New Year as part of a package of work that will transform journeys into the capital.
- Today marks full opening of London Bridge station to the public
- Faster journeys and more reliability for millions of passengers who use the network daily
South Western Railway passengers are able to travel through Southampton again after Network Rail successfully completed £8 million of track renewal work on schedule over the Christmas period.
London Bridge is open! Final section of massive new concourse and five new platforms open to the public as historic redevelopment begins countdown to completion
- London Bridge’s huge new concourse and five new platforms open to the public
- Cannon Street services will now resume stopping at London Bridge
- New platform built at Redhill to increase capacity and reduce delays on the Brighton Main Line
- All part of Network Rail’s £160m Christmas investment programme
Passengers in Berkshire and Oxfordshire will benefit from more seats and better journeys as Network Rail delivered electrification to Didcot on December 27 as part of their Railway Upgrade Plan.
Check before you travel this Christmas and New Year as railway investment means changes to West Midlands trains
Train customers in the West Midlands are being urged to plan journeys in advance and allow extra time over the festive period while work takes place to make the railway more reliable.