Network Rail has completed three weekends of work at Waterloo to replace key sections of track as part of its Railway Upgrade Plan for a better railway for passengers.
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‘Once more unto the beach, dear friends!’ Channel swimmers join Network Rail to celebrate reopening of Shakespeare Beach
For decades, Channel swimmers have begun their epic journeys towards France from Shakespeare Beach in Dover. Now for the first time since Boxing Day 2015, when a massive storm damaged the sea wall behind the beach and the railway above it, swimmers can return to the shingle shore and enjoy one of Dover’s hidden gems after a new footbridge restored access to the beach.
Work is set to resume at Glasgow Road, Carmuirs to replace the railway bridge over the A803 between Camelon and Bonnybridge. The project, originally scheduled for autumn last year was postponed as the team could not get sufficient ‘access time’ to the railway line to complete the job
The final episode of a four-part documentary which has gone behind the scenes of the railway industry airs tonight on Channel 5 at 9pm.
Ben Cockburn, a construction manager for Network Rail, appears in a new documentary series which goes behind the scenes of the rail industry.
A new documentary which goes behind the scenes of the rail industry has highlighted just how strong Lincolnshire’s ties with the railway are.
The Conwy Valley line is expected to reopen in mid-April following weeks of extensive repair work needed as a result of damage caused by Storm Doris in February.
Network Rail has applied to the Secretary of State for Transport for a Transport and Works Act Order (TWAO) to close or modify 24 level crossings across Suffolk.
Two bridges in Chorley are to be closed overnight to pedestrian and vehicle traffic next month as Network Rail continues to build a better railway in Lancashire.