Reading is set to benefit as one of the town’s most notorious traffic bottlenecks will be removed following an upgrade to two railway bridges.
National & regional news
Network Rail submits plans for improved sea wall at Dawlish as part of the South West Rail Resilience Programme
Network Rail has made a planning submission to Teignbridge District Council to improve the long-term resilience of the railway linking Devon and Cornwall to the rest of the UK.
As the west of England starts to brace itself for snowy wintery weather next week, Network Rail’s winter preparedness plan is primed and ready to be rolled out to help keep passengers moving.
Passengers at London Paddington can now use the toilets for free after Network Rail removed all charges to use them.
Passengers on the north Cotswold Line are from today benefitting from extended platforms that allows passengers to board more carriages on GWR’s new fleet of Intercity Express Trains.
Passengers at Bristol Temple Meads to benefit from easier station access as new ticket barriers are officially opened
Two brand new ticket gate locations have been officially opened at Bristol Temple Meads station today (Monday 17 December) to allow for faster and easier access into and out of the station.
Cyclists who have left their bicycles at Bristol Temple Meads station for long periods of time without using them are being warned that they will be removed and given to charity if they are not moved.
- 72% of people who responded to the consultation support the potential new rail link from Reading and Slough to London Heathrow Airport
This morning (Monday 3 December) Network Rail successfully completed the installation of two new railway lines between Filton Abbey Wood and Bristol Temple Meads – doubling the number of lines into Temple Meads from two to four.