Christmas came early for festive travellers today as they were greeted by a merry band of Network Rail volunteers who carried their luggage and heavy bags for them.
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Network Rail held workshops in two Northamptonshire schools to highlight the dangers of playing on railway lines as new overhead line equipment is installed.
Lincoln High Street footbridge has reopened after repairs were successfully completed.
Work which was scheduled to install drainage on Rockingham Road in Market Harborough has been postponed.
Residents in the London Borough of Camden are being invited to learn more about major engineering taking place overnight close to their properties between now and the New Year – including over Christmas.
Network Rail is investing £8.6m to renew vital pieces of track to the south of Newcastle station this January as part of the Great North Rail Project.
Passengers planning to travel between London and the East Midlands this Christmas are being advised to check before they travel as essential improvement work is carried out between Kentish town and London St Pancras.
Network Rail will install new drainage to Rockingham Road bridge in Market Harborough as part of the Midland Main Line improvement programme.
Ford End Road bridge in Bedford will be closed overnight to allow Network Rail to resurface a section of road after carrying out investigation work into the structure.