Network Rail has celebrated winning a national award for the restoration of Pantyffynnon Station, thanks to input from the local community. Local carpentry students were able to work alongside the team in restoring the building, helped by the local community, who sent in pictures of the original station, ensuring it was restored sympathetically.
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Employees of Carillion Construction Limited working on and supporting Network Rail projects were today given some better news as their wages were guaranteed through to at least mid-April 2018.
Final reminder to Sunday travellers of changes to journeys between Runcorn and Liverpool South Parkway
Journeys between Runcorn and Liverpool South Parkway will be affected for the next three Sundays as Network Rail continues to upgrade the railway across Merseyside.
A footbridge which links a new platform to Kirkham & Wesham station has been lifted into place - the latest stage in the upgrade of the railway between Preston and Blackpool.
Network Rail to carry out overnight repairs after Storm Fionn brings down trees between Norwich and Diss
Passengers travelling between Norwich and Ipswich are urged to check before they travel this evening after large trees fell on to the overhead wires at Tivetshall between Norwich and Diss, also damaging the structures that carry them.
Pedestrians and cyclists who cross the railway at Slipe Lane, Broxbourne, will be able to do so more safely following the installation of a new footbridge as part of a £4m Network Rail project.
A six–span railway bridge between Ely and Littleport will be strengthened in February to enable the smooth running of services and prevent future speed restrictions that will cause delays on the line between Ely and Kings Lynn.
People living next to the railway are being urged to secure their outdoor belongings as strong winds are forecast in the North of England tomorrow (Wednesday 17 January).
Residents are reminded that Splott Road bridge will be closed from 4 February while Network Rail carries out modernisation work. This is part of its Railway Upgrade Plan to improve journeys for passengers.