- Network Rail today launched its first free drinking water fountain at London Charing Cross station.
National & regional news
- Total retail sales grew by 3.5% between October and December 2017 – ahead of 1.1%* market average
- Between April and December 2017 over 630m people have travelled through or visited Network Rail managed stations – spending more than £594m in its retail stores
Visitors to four of Network Rail’s managed stations will soon be able to view some of the most breathtaking images of landscapes from across the UK.
The infrastructure company, which owns, manages and develops Britain’s railway, has begun the process to let the next generation of track infrastructure contracts.
Following visual inspections this morning we can confirm that the railway between Dawlish and Dawlish Warren sustained damage last night as a result of Storm Emma.
A significant number of Carillion’s Network Rail contracts have today been acquired by Amey Rail Limited, after the company went into liquidation last month. The successful sale provides reassurance to many in the rail industry and continuity for projects around the country.
Thousands of UK companies are set to benefit as Network Rail starts its advanced procurement for a multi-billion pound investment programme for its next five-year funding period, 2019-2024, Control Period 6 (CP6)
Passengers reminded to plan ahead this Easter as Network Rail undertakes £118m upgrade to Britain’s rail network
- Railway open for ‘business as usual’ as majority of the network is unaffected by upgrade work
- In Bristol, Network Rail is undertaking the biggest ever re-signalling project
- This work will provide faster and more frequent services to help relieve over-crowding on Britain's railways
The infrastructure company, which owns, manages and develops Britain’s railway, currently uses a panel of four full-service law firms and a couple of specialist firms across its national portfolio of work. The legal team of 26 lawyers, led by group general counsel, Stuart Kelly, will be running a procurement exercise for the new panel which will begin in April 2019.