South East news
Network Rail backs mural in Purley with an historic pear tree
Network Rail has teamed up with street artist Lionel Stanhope and Purley Business Improvement District for a mural honouring the Anglo-Saxon heritage of the area.
Kent commuters warned to expect longer journey times and busier trains as work to upgrade signalling equipment through South East London takes place in late July
Commuters from parts of Kent are being warned to expect their journeys to and from London could take longer and peak time services will be busier as trains are diverted round week-long engineering work in South East London.
Major construction work taking place at Crawley station to make it accessible for all passengers
Network Rail has reached a milestone in the £5.8 million Crawley station upgrade, part of the Department for Transport’s Access for All programme, which include new lifts, ramps and a new footbridge to transform the way people with mobility needs use the railway.
Big step towards new bridge at Eridge station in East Sussex
Vital work to remove and reconstruct a footbridge at Eridge station in East Sussex took place over the weekend. The work was needed due to the age and condition of the old structure, in order to protect the safety of those using the bridge and the trains operating below.
Nine-day line closures in South East London – have you planned ahead?
The Sidcup, Grove Park and Bromley North lines through Hither Green will be closed for nine days from Saturday 25 July to Sunday 2 August 2020, while Network Rail completes critical signalling upgrades to improve reliability for passengers in South East London.
Newly refurbished Newhaven Marine aggregate terminal focuses on freight
Network Rail has completed extensive modification and refurbishment to the network at the site of Newhaven Marine Station, developing rail freight capacity and supporting a low-carbon economy by removing the need for heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) on local roads.
Major upgrade of Peckham Rye station moves closer
Improvements for passengers who use Peckham Rye station have moved a step closer this week with Network Rail receiving £1m from the Department for Transport to develop designs for a more accessible station with more capacity and better facilities for passengers.
London Victoria takes aim at hitting 85% recycling target
Britain’s second busiest railway station has started a trial aiming to recycle 85% of all waste created on the site.
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