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Scotland’s Railway gets ready for autumn
Scotland’s Railway is more prepared than ever before to keep trains moving during autumn.
Drivers warned to not jump the barriers at Essex level crossings
Drivers are being warned to be patient at busy levels crossings in Essex following two incidents on the same day in close proximity to each other.
Network Rail statement in response to Passenger Rail Performance 2019-20 Q1
We welcome the move to a more accurate way of reporting performance information, which makes us more transparent and accountable to passengers and will continue to drive up reliability and punctuality. We are pleased that this first reporting of on-time measuring shows an improvement in performance, with more trains on time and fewer cancellations over the past few months.
Planning application for Forth Bridge Experience submitted
Network Rail has submitted a planning application to City of Edinburgh Council for proposals to install a bridge walk and visitor hub at the iconic Forth Bridge.
Bexleyheath line to close for 9-days in February 2020 for major engineering work
- 9-day closure on the Bexleyheath line from Saturday 15 – Sunday 23 February 2020, for a major work to protect passengers from landslips
- Engineers will remove thousands of tonnes of soil to reduce the incline of the cutting and build retaining walls with steel beams hammered six metres into the ground
- The work will protect this section of the railway line from landslips for 120 years
- Working with Southeastern, we will keep passengers moving by increasing services on other lines
Network Rail signaller hailed a hero for work with Blackpool’s homeless
A Network Rail signaller has been given a special award for his work helping the homeless to mark Blackpool Tower’s 125th anniversary.
Network Rail and Hack Partners launch post-hackathon acceleration fund
Network Rail and Hack Partners, the company behind the HackTrain initiative, have launched a new post-hackathon fund designed to accelerate the development of innovative ideas to improve rail services for passengers.
Station Road reopened following completion of crucial maintenance work to Mynydd underbridge
Network Rail engineers complete maintenance work on Mynydd underbridge ahead of schedule
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