- Network Rail engineers complete most challenging railway repair ever
- Northern train services resume on world’s most iconic railway
- Flying Scotsman, the world’s best-loved steam train, marks the occasion
National & regional news
- Over the Easter bank holiday weekend, Network Rail will be delivering more than 200 projects across Britain as part of its Railway Upgrade Plan
- This will provide faster and more frequent services to help relieve over-crowding on Britain's railways
- More than 95 per cent of the railway will be unaffected but passengers are being advised to plan journeys carefully as there will be changes to some services
- Network Rail sets target of increasing female workforce to 20 percent by 2020
- New engagement programme launched to inspire young women about careers in engineering
- Manchester ranks first as Birmingham, Leeds and Edinburgh record a surge in station retail sales between October-December 2016
- King’s Cross, Cannon Street and Paddington stations deliver strongest growth in London
- Rise in sales for 19th successive quarter caps successful 2016 for station retailers
Track, train and passenger join together for the first time as Network Rail transformation continues apace
Network Rail’s mission to work ever closer with train and freight operators is becoming a reality, with closer than ever ties between the track operator and the companies running services to improve customers’ experiences.
- Pioneering approach to railway engineering could save £250,000 per week
- Passengers benefit from faster trains and less disruption as the requirement for cautionary speed restrictions after engineering is eliminated
- “Formation flying” engineering trains are a world first and the latest in a series of new techniques that have so far saved over £5m
Network Rail Consulting expands operations in North America and appoints new vice president to lead their Canadian subsidiary
Alex Hynes, the current managing director of Arriva Rail North, is to be appointed managing director of the ScotRail Alliance.
Network Rail and Abellio have today announced that Phil Verster will be moving to become managing director of the East West rail project that was announced by Transport Secretary Chris Grayling last month.