Network Rail is planning to carry out a flood resilience project around Station Road in Hele. Flooding has been a long standing problem in the area and a scheme has been developed which will not only reduce the risk of flooding to the railway, but also to nearby homes and businesses.
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Paddington Station 24/7 – Episode four sees staff challenged by a number of distressing incidents on the line
The second series of the behind the scenes documentary Paddington Station 24/7 continues on Monday 16 April, as a series of emotive and sombre incidents prove challenging for all those involved.
Residents of Patchway, near Bristol, and the surrounding area are invited to a drop in session this week to find out more about electrification upgrade work in May and June.
Capacity at Bristol Parkway set to expand as Secretary of State unveils plaque to mark official opening of brand new platform
A new era of train travel for Bristol was ushered in today when Secretary of State for Transport Chris Grayling officially opened a new platform at Bristol Parkway station, which will allow for a more frequent train service on a more resilient network.
Residents of Woodley in Berkshire are reminded that a temporary road closure will be in place from 14 April to 18 August in order for Network Rail to undertake essential work to Butts Hill Road Bridge. Three way traffic lights will be in operation, and will remain in place until the road is closed later in the year. Please bear with us while the road is closed and diversions are in place.
Documentary continues as London Paddington station staff apprehend an intruder on the station roof nicknamed ‘Spiderman’
The second series of the behind the scenes documentary, Paddington Station 24/7 continues on Monday 9 April, as staff and members of the British Transport Police race to find a trespasser seen crossing the huge and iconic station roof.
Network Rail delivered their biggest ever signalling upgrade today (4 April) with the £130m work enabling GWR to deliver more frequent services to London, quicker journeys and more seats per train from 2019.
The second series of the behind the scenes documentary Paddington Station 24/7 continues on Monday 2 April when episode two airs at 9pm on Channel 5.
Network Rail’s biggest ever signalling upgrade will take place this Easter in Bristol which will enable GWR to deliver more frequent services to London, quicker journeys and more seats per train from 2019.