Reliability improvements following major upgrades on Norwich to London main line
Network Rail engineers completed an array of improvements on the Norwich to London main line over the three-day bank holiday weekend to make rail services more reliable as part of the company’s Railway Upgrade Plan.
Network Rail gets green light to enable more freight along Felixstowe branch line
Network Rail has secured permission to build a new bridleway bridge across the Felixstowe branch line to provide a safe public route across the railway while enabling for more goods to be moved by rail freight and improving reliability for passenger services.
Work to install new track between Lea Bridge and the new Meridian Water station 80% complete
Work to install a new track on the West Anglia main line as part of Network Rail’s £170m Lee Valley Rail programme is 80% complete. The project has reached a key milestone with over 4.4km of track installed on what will become the third line between Lea Bridge and the new Meridian Water station, allowing two additional trains per hour.
Southend Victoria line set for installation of 19km of new overhead wires this autumn
A total of 19km of new overhead wires is planned to be installed between Mountnessing and Wickford on the Southend Victoria branch line over the coming months, as part of a £46m upgrade to replace the overhead wiring system.
Major track upgrade for Norwich to London passengers this August bank holiday and Autumn
Vital track improvements will take place between Manningtree and Witham this August bank holiday weekend and over the Autumn months, to improve reliability for thousands of passengers using main line services every day.
Chalkwell station footbridge reopens following repairs
The footbridge at Chalkwell station on the line between Fenchurch Street and Shoeburyness reopened today (Friday 27 July) following repair and strengthening work.
Goodmayes station to close for eight days for footbridge works
Goodmayes station will close from Sunday 5 August to Sunday 12 August (inclusive) while the footbridge undergoes essential strengthening work.
Life-saving campaign launched as youths accessing rail tracks in the Anglia region up 40% in five years
Alarming new figures show that the number of young people taking risks on the railway track is up by 40% in the Anglia region in the last five years.
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