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Capital investment drives London station sales surge: Kings Cross Square

Capital investment drives London station sales surge

Thursday 14 Sep 2017
  • Paddington, London Bridge and King’s Cross record strongest growth in retail sales between April - June 2017
  • Rise in sales for 21st successive quarter signals another year of growth for station retailers in London
  • Performance reflects ongoing investment in the retail offer at London stations
Station investment boosts retail sales: Paddington Lawn

Station investment boosts retail sales

Thursday 14 Sep 2017
  • Network Rail reports significant retail sales growth for April - June 2017
  • Strong correlation between station investment and retail sales growth
  • Paddington ranks first, followed by London Bridge and King’s Cross
  • 21st successive quarter of rising retail sales in stations
Apprenticeship boost as Network Rail doubles the number of opportunities available: Marisa Bajerski

Apprenticeship boost as Network Rail doubles the number of opportunities available

Monday 21 Aug 2017
  • 600 apprenticeship opportunities to be offered nationwide by the company over the next 12 months across a range of disciplines
  • Number of places on Network Rail’s renowned Advanced Apprenticeship Scheme doubled from 150 in 2015 to more than 300 in 2017/18
  • New apprenticeships offered in cyber security and digital railway
One month to go: Network Rail reminds passengers to plan journeys ahead of biggest August bank holiday yet: Thameslink programme December 2015-2

One month to go: Network Rail reminds passengers to plan journeys ahead of biggest August bank holiday yet

Wednesday 26 Jul 2017
  • Unprecedented investment – £133m – will be spent on upgrading the rail network across Britain this August bank holiday
  • Passengers should plan early as travel will be impacted in and out of London Bridge, Euston, Liverpool St, Waterloo, Paddington, Cannon Street, Charing Cross and Blackfriars
  • Services out of London Victoria, King’s Cross, St Pancras, Marylebone and Fenchurch Street are unaffected but are likely to be much busier
  • No services to or from London Euston on Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 August
  • Services in and out of Waterloo station will be limited throughout August
  • Fewer trains into London Bridge station from 26 August – 2 September