Passengers using Thameslink services are disrupted today (Friday 20 July) after a tree fell onto the overhead wires which power trains in the St Albans area.
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Life-saving campaign launched as the number of teenagers accessing the railway in the west reaches a four year high
Alarming new figures show that the number of young people taking risks on the railway tracks between Paddington and Penzance has more than doubled over the last four years, with over 200 reported incidents involving young people having been reported in the region since 2017.
Network Rail is nearing the end of the process to sell its extensive commercial estate in order to invest in railway improvements, with four bidders in the final stage.
More than 22 million people a year are benefiting from a multi-million upgrade that finished six months early and will help give passengers better journeys.
Goodmayes station will close from Sunday 5 August to Sunday 12 August (inclusive) while the footbridge undergoes essential strengthening work.
Network Rail engineers will reach a significant milestone in Stirling this weekend (21 July), when the first beams of the new Kerse Road bridge structure are lifted into place using a 750tn crane.
Life-saving campaign launched in South East as new figures reveal one teenager risks their life on the railway every four hours
Alarming new figures reveal more than a quarter of teenagers admit to risking their lives on the railways just weeks after a 12-year-old girl miraculously survived falling on a live rail in the south east.
Life-saving campaign launched as new figures reveal railway trespass on the south western rail network has more than doubled in five years
Alarming new figures reveal the number of people trespassing on the railway has more than doubled across the south western rail network in the last five years.
Shocking CCTV footage released as Network Rail and British Transport Police launch life-saving campaign as trespass reaches four year high in West Yorkshire
Network Rail and British Transport Police have joined forces to launch a new safety campaign urging youngsters to keep off the tracks as new figures reveal a four year high in young people risking their lives on the region's railways.