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New retail openings at London Bridge station are a recipe for success: New retailers in the Western Arcade at London Bridge station

New retail openings at London Bridge station are a recipe for success

Wednesday 16 May 2018
  • Bob’s Lobster and Comptoir Libanais improve choice of station dining
  • The Book Shop, Urban Express and Greggs expand on-the-go offer
  • Openings form part of £1bn redevelopment of London Bridge station
  • Retail offer establishing the station as a destination in its own right
“My leg ended up half-a-mile up the track” - warning to young adults as new research  highlights they are more likely to dice with death at level crossings: New research reveals lack of knowledge about railway dangers leads to more people taking risks at level crossings

“My leg ended up half-a-mile up the track” - warning to young adults as new research highlights they are more likely to dice with death at level crossings

Wednesday 16 May 2018

New research from Network Rail reveals only a third (36 per cent) of 18 – 24 year olds believe going on the railway track is extremely dangerous¹, resulting in young adults risking their lives when crossing the railway. Almost a quarter (22 per cent) of 18 – 24 year olds admit that if they were in a rush, they would ignore warning lights and try to cross the railway at a level crossing. 

Passengers urged to check before they travel this May: Passengers are urged to check before they travel this May

Passengers urged to check before they travel this May

Monday 16 Apr 2018
  • Railway open for ‘business as usual’ as majority of the network is unaffected by upgrade work
  • This work will provide faster and more frequent services to help relieve over-crowding on Britain's railways
New money and new ideas anticipated for railway as barriers facing investors and suppliers reduced: New money and new ideas anticipated for railway as barriers facing investors and suppliers reduced

New money and new ideas anticipated for railway as barriers facing investors and suppliers reduced

Thursday 12 Apr 2018

Network Rail has today announced it is encouraging contractors, suppliers and stakeholders to propose changes to its ‘standards’ – the detailed requirements that underpin how the railway and the delivery of improvement projects are run. The changes are to encourage greater innovation, cost efficiency and third party funding into the rail network, whilst maintaining safety.

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