Residents of Oxford have been invited to find out more about upcoming work to improve the movement of trains and passengers through the area.
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The final stage of work to clear vegetation near the railway between Penryn and Falmouth is set to take place later this month, completing a six-month period of work to make the railway safer and more efficient.
Residents living near Bristol Parkway station have been invited to a drop-in event to find out more about upcoming work to prepare the Great Western Main Line for electrification as part of Network Rail’s Railway Upgrade Plan to provide a bigger, better, more reliable railway for passengers.
Industry collaboration sees Southall’s Merrick Road footbridge moved to new home at Didcot Railway Centre
After two years in the planning, Network Rail, its principal contractor Taylor Woodrow and their subcontractor Murphy, successfully dismantled the remaining spans of Southall’s iconic Merrick Road footbridge, preparing it for its new life at Didcot Railway Centre.
Residents near Fox Park in Easton, Bristol, have been invited to a drop-in event next Monday to find out more about upcoming works to upgrade the Stapleton Road viaduct.
Residents and passengers in Cornwall are reminded that a level crossing in Lostwithiel will temporarily close from Friday as Network Rail continues to deliver its Railway Upgrade Plan.
Residents of Bath are invited to a drop-in session this week to find out more about upcoming modernisation works at Bath Spa station as Network Rail continues to deliver its Railway Upgrade Plan.
- King’s Cross, Paddington and Waterloo stations record strong growth in retail sales between October-December 2016
- Rise in sales for 19th successive quarter caps great 2016 for station retailers
- Performance reflects ongoing investment in the retail offer at London stations
Network Rail has joined forces with regional train companies Great Western Railway (GWR) and Heathrow Express, to create a new joint supervisory board to drive improvements, in the latest stage of the companies’ commitment to working closer together to improve passenger experience.