Network Rail look to inspire young people as ground-breaking STEM learning facility opens
Network Rail has opened a dedicated STEM learning facility with the aim of inspiring the next generation to pursue careers in the science, technology, engineering and maths sectors and help close skills gaps in vital areas across Britain.
Storm Dennis: Passengers urged to check before travelling this weekend
Network Rail and train operators are advising passengers to check before they travel again this weekend, with Storm Dennis set to bring more high winds and further rainfall on Saturday and Sunday.
Storm Ciara: Rail passengers advised to check before they travel this weekend
Network Rail and train operators are advising passengers to check their journeys this weekend, with Storm Ciara expected to bring winds of up to 80mph across Britain.
Multi-billion-pound signalling contracts awarded to help deliver a more reliable railway for passengers
Billions of pounds will be invested in railway signalling over the next five years to improve the reliability of systems on Britain’s railways, potentially enabling more trains to run.
Network Rail awards £257m portable plant contract
- Six-year contract to VP Plc for the maintenance, repair and supply of small plant
- Leading to cost savings of £2.5m per year
- 42 apprenticeships to be created with VP Plc
Railway sleepers raise record sum for charity with nationwide station event
Network Rail have teamed up with the charity Railway Children to host a second annual sleepout event in railway stations across the country, raising money and awareness for the work being done to help the thousands of vulnerable children who pass through the railway every year.
Network Rail announces £640m contract awards to deliver design services
Network Rail has announced the award of 82 framework contracts to deliver design services across the country, worth an estimated £400m for Control Period 6 (2019-2024) and up to £640m including the options to extend the framework into Control Period 7 (2024-2029).
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