A nationwide sleepout in major railway stations in four of Britain’s biggest cities is taking place to help vulnerable children who run away from home.
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A project to refurbish three historic railway bridges over streets in Manchester city centre will begin this week.
Newcastle Road has re-opened and weekend train services between Shrewsbury and Crewe have resumed as normal, following the successful completion of renewal work to Newcastle Road level crossing in Nantwich.
Network Rail’s fleet of snow and ice treatment trains are ready to keep passengers moving this winter and minimise disruption.
Ice, ice maybe? The weather outside may turn frightful, but Network Rail and Southeastern’s snow-and-ice-busting trains will work around the clock to keep you moving
- Fleet of snow-and-ice-busting trains to travel the equivalent of six times around the world to keep Kent and East Sussex railway open during freezing weather.
- Anti-icing gel, track heaters and snow ploughs all prepared for when the temperature drops.
Passengers who travel between Crewe and Manchester are being advised to plan ahead as work to replace a bridge over the West Coast main line will ramp up in early 2019.
Rail passengers in the north are being warned of busier-than-usual trains this Saturday.
Passengers, motorists and residents in Lancashire are being reminded that work to replace Highbury Road bridge in Lytham St Annes begins next week.
Passengers at London Paddington can now use the toilets for free after Network Rail removed all charges to use them.