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Step-free access at Ascot station moves another stage closer: Ascot visualisation

Step-free access at Ascot station moves another stage closer

Monday 17 Oct 2016

Network Rail is taking the next step towards making Ascot station fully-accessible as its orange army is set to remove the existing bridge at the station over the weekend of 22 and 23 October ahead of the installation of the new footbridge by February 2017.

Apprenticeship boost as Network Rail offers 140 new opportunities: Apprentices on the learning track 001

Apprenticeship boost as Network Rail offers 140 new opportunities

Friday 14 Oct 2016
  • Network Rail’s Advanced Apprenticeship scheme to expand by 50 per cent in 2017
  • 140 new apprenticeships to be made available across the country in March 2017. Of these, 16 will be to the south and west of London, located across Clapham, Salisbury, Eastleigh and Wimbledon
  • Scheme expanded to two apprentice intakes each year in March and September