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200 Easter projects part of plan to deliver a rail network fit for the future: Rebecca Grogan, mobile operations manager

200 Easter projects part of plan to deliver a rail network fit for the future

Wednesday 15 Mar 2017
  • 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
Full steam ahead for autumn and winter retail sales at stations: Manchester Piccadilly

Full steam ahead for autumn and winter retail sales at stations

Tuesday 28 Feb 2017
  • 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
Senior management changes: Phil Verster-7

Senior management changes

Friday 20 Jan 2017

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.