Network Rail has teamed up with the world’s most famous blue engine and pre-schooler favourite, Thomas the Tank EngineTM, to help children learn how to be safe when using the railway.
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Network Rail’s Infrastructure Project’s (IP) Track team has been awarded three Safety Swords of Honour by the British Safety Council (BSC).
New research from Network Rail reveals an alarming one in seven drivers report they wouldn’t wait for the barrier or gate to open at a level crossing before driving their vehicle over. In the last five years alone, six people have lost their lives in vehicles at level crossings 1, with many more being hurt and injured.
One of the world’s most historically important railway artefacts has been rediscovered by Network Rail after more than 50 years
For the first time, members of the public will be able to see detailed plans by George Stephenson - known as the father of the railways - for the world’s first passenger railway to use locomotives.
Network Rail is preparing its 61-strong fleet of Railhead Treatment Trains (RHTT) and Multi-Purpose Vehicles (MPV) to minimise the impact of leaves on the line this autumn, ahead of the beginning of leaf fall season on Monday 1 October.
- More than £84m to be invested this August bank holiday
- Railway open for 'business as usual' as majority of the network is unaffected by upgrade work
Network Rail launch new campaign to educate lorry drivers about the dangers of low bridges
Network Rail High Output’s strategic rail fleet spares are moving to a central storage facility to improve asset reliability and operational logistics. This move will save around £1.6m through improved efficiency.
A Network Rail spokesperson said: “Many services in and out of King’s Cross station will be severely disrupted today because of a signalling failure overnight in the Peterborough area.