Two cast iron beams dating back to the 1860s have been donated to Beamish Museum.
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A safety conscious pupil from Leeds who wrote a manifesto to keep people out of danger on railway platforms has seen his hard work rewarded with a mosaic at his local station.
A new campaign urging people to keep their dogs on a lead near level crossings has been launched today by Network Rail in partnership with Dogs Trust, as it revealed there have been more than 180 incidents of near misses* between dog walkers and trains and five fatalities in the past five years.
Heritage terracotta cornices will be replaced at Nottingham station as the finishing touches are made to the station’s £60 million upgrade.
A total of 37 new apprentices have joined railway maintenance teams in the North East, East Midlands and South East to start their on-the-job training after successfully completing their first year of the award-winning Network Rail Advanced Apprenticeship Scheme.
A Network Rail project manager for the new station entrance in Leeds has thrown her support behind the campaign to increase diversity in engineering.
Thameslink rail passengers, in particular those connecting with Luton Airport or Eurostar, should allow up to 75 minutes longer to travel during a weekend of Network Rail engineering work to improve services.
Better, faster, quieter rail journeys get a step closer as major bridge work near Bedford finishes early
Passengers are a step closer to better, faster, quieter journeys today as Network Rail completed a major programme of work to rebuild a road bridge to the north of Bedford three weeks early, as part of a £1.6bn railway upgrade plan that’s underway on the main line to and from London St Pancras.
Members of the public are invited to attend a drop-in-event to find out more about the reconstruction of Templars Way bridge in Bedford.