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Record investment in improving the railway at the heart of Network Rail’s year: London Bridge concourse-7

Record investment in improving the railway at the heart of Network Rail’s year

Tuesday 3 Jul 2018
  • Record £4.1bn spend on projects to improve the railway.
  • Exceptional safety record continues.
  • Reliability and performance of infrastructure assets continue at historically high levels.
  • Cost efficiencies remain challenging.
  • Train performance below industry expectations owing to increased congestion and severe weather events.
Overhauled railway construction practices and risk management make it easier for other organisations to build on the network: Overhauled railway construction practices and risk management make it easier for other organisations to build on the network

Overhauled railway construction practices and risk management make it easier for other organisations to build on the network

Thursday 28 Jun 2018

In a bid to see new ideas, greater efficiencies and more investment in the railway, Network Rail is reviewing and amending its standards, practices and approach to risk management governing how it works with other organisations wishing to build on or near the railway. When working with Network Rail, third parties can expect to see better working practices, streamlined and consistent processes, and a slicker, less bureaucratic structure under a more consistent framework.