Wales and Western news
Dozens of railway workers help get hospital ready to treat patients across the south west
Patients in the south west will get seen sooner thanks to the help of 60 Network Rail workers who helped transform a DIY store in Exeter into a new Nightingale Hospital.
Toilets at Reading station reopened following major refurbishment
The toilets at Reading station have reopened to the public today (6 July), following a £380,000 major refurbishment of the facilities, during the recent lockdown.
Wales and Borders route of Network Rail calls on young people to access safety videos online
Network Rail has teamed up with British Transport Police and train operating companies to deliver a number of railway safety learning opportunities online.
Network Rail calls on more females to join the sector and inspire future generations
Network Rail’s Wales and Western region, which includes west London, the Thames Valley, the west and south west, is celebrating female engineers as they hope to inspire more women into engineering.
Temporary footbridge closure planned as work continues to Dawlish sea wall
Network Rail is temporarily closing the footbridge over the railway line in Dawlish, Devon to continue its work to protect the vital railway which connects the south west with the rest of the country.
Additional work to Conwy Valley line aims to prevent long closures due to railway wash out
Network Rail is currently working between Tal y Cafn and Llanrwst to reopen the Conwy Valley line which, for the second time in recent years, has been literally washed away because of flooding. The line runs through fields in an area prone to flooding from the River Conwy.
Network Rail brings new flood defence barrier into use to stop flooding north of Exeter
Network Rail has installed a new flood defence barrier to protect passenger journeys from being disrupted by flooding to the north of Exeter.
South Wales and London now closer than ever as electric railway now running through historic Severn Tunnel
London and south Wales are now closer than ever as from today (Friday 5 June) rail passengers are benefitting from an electrified railway from capital to capital as Network Rail has successfully completed the electrification of the Severn Tunnel.
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