Wales and Western news
Plans for a new sea wall to protect the railway at Dawlish approved by Teignbridge District Council
This afternoon (Tuesday 16 April) Teignbridge District Council approved Network Rail’s plans to deliver a new sea wall at Dawlish that will provide increased protection from extreme weather and rising sea levels for generations to come.
Train-naming honours Network Rail’s partnership with Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways
The name of a Class 97 locomotive was unveiled at a ceremony hosted by Network Rail at Minffordd railway station on Friday 12 April.
Passengers in South Wales reminded to plan ahead this Easter
Network Rail in Wales and Borders is urging passengers to plan journeys ahead this Easter (Friday 19 to Monday 22 April) as work continues to upgrade the South Wales Main Line.
Passengers set to benefit from step-free access after stations listed for share of £300m Access for All funding
Four railway stations across Network Rail’s Western route, which runs from Paddington to Penzance and as far north as Worcester, will benefit from a share of £300 million ‘Access for All’ funding.
Reading station celebrates three decades of improvements since a right Royal visit
Thirty years ago, on 4 April 1989, Her Majesty the Queen officially opened ‘The New Reading Station’, following upgrade work to improve passenger facilities.
Newly removed traffic bottleneck in Reading to benefit further as new pedestrian and cycle route set to open
A new pedestrian and cycle route will open in Reading later this month after two railway bridges were upgraded to create more space for a new cycle path and footpath.
Major repair work to begin on Conwy Valley Line
Network Rail has started work to repair the extensive damage to the Conwy Valley line this week. The line, which runs between Llandudno Junction and Blaenau Ffestniog, was closed on 16 March due significant flooding, caused by Storm Gareth.
Visitors invited to rail depot open day for a unique behind the scenes look at how Network Rail is bringing Brunel’s railway into the 21st century
Are you interested in finding out more about what it’s like to work on the railway? Members of the public are invited to attend an open day at one of Network Rail’s maintenance depots in Swindon, a historic railway town with links to the industry dating back to 1843 – almost 180 years.
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