Pedestrians and cyclists who cross the railway at Slipe Lane, Broxbourne, are able to do so more safely as a new footbridge opened today (Friday 8 June) as part of a £4m Network Rail project.
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Abergele track upgrade completed as part of £50m project to improve reliability for North Wales passengers
Network Rail engineers have completed track upgrade work in Abergele as part of the £50m North Wales railway upgrade project, providing a more reliable service for passengers.
Network Rail is inviting residents in Spondon to find out more about work taking place to upgrade a level crossing as part of the Derby resignalling project.
Network Rail is inviting residents to find out more about improvements to Hebden Bridge railway station as part of the Great North Rail Project.
Stations to get even greener - Network Rail marks World Environment Day with major environmental announcements for managed stations
Network Rail has today announced plans to tackle three significant environmental issues in the country’s biggest and busiest rail stations.
- Ban retailers from supplying plastic cutlery and cups in managed stations by the end of 2020
- Implement a coffee cup recycling scheme for managed stations by the end of 2020
- Expand the roll out of coffee ground recycling to all managed stations by the end of 2020
Engineers have completed work on the £1 million programme of refurbishment on the Ayr Viaduct to coincide with the 140th anniversary of the current bridge’s construction in 1878.
Engineers are undertaking urgent repair work on a rail bridge in the Manea area between Ely and Peterborough. An area of deterioration was found on the rail bridge structure during a regular inspection. To protect the safety of those using the 170 rail services that cross the bridge daily , we, in cooperation with our train operator partners, decided not to run services today between Ely and Peterborough.
Repairs have been progressing throughout the day and we expect the line to reopen for weekend services early Saturday morning.
Train customers are reminded to plan ahead so they can stay on the move during a major transformation of Liverpool Lime Street station.