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Rail industry issues reminder to passengers as first planned closure of East Coast Main Line in 20 years is fast approaching
- £1.2billion investment will see first closure of East Coast Main Line in 20 years
- No trains able to run between Peterborough or Cambridge and London King’s Cross or London St Pancras International
- Passengers urged not to travel to/from London on Saturday, 24 and Sunday 25 August
Eastern region appoints the Route Directors who will be responsible for Putting Passengers and Freight Customers First
Rob McIntosh, managing director of Network Rail’s Eastern Region, has today announced several appointments to his new senior management team.
Cross border passengers urged to check before they travel during West Coast Main Line closure.
Network Rail is advising passengers intending to use the West Coast Main Line to ‘check before they travel’ as a multi-million-pound upgrade of a major railway junction near Warrington begins this weekend.
View from the driving seat: the major railway junction closed from tomorrow for £27m overhaul
New footage from the front of a train travelling over Acton Grange junction on the West Coast main line shows how it's 'out with the old and in with the new' when its £27m transformation starts tomorrow (20 July).
East Sussex passengers advised to plan ahead this November as railway closes for four days
Network Rail is today advising passengers in part of East Sussex to plan ahead as work to complete a major upgrade of the line between Lewes and Seaford means buses1 will replace trains on various routes via Lewes. This is for four days, Thursday 28 November - Sunday 1 December 2019.
New trains, new services, more seats as record investment starts to pay dividends
Network Rail today published its annual report and accounts for the 12 months to 31 March 2019, a year which saw almost 3,000 new services a week added to the network providing much needed capacity and extra seats as investment in Britain’s infrastructure hit a record high.
London Bridge station named on shortlist for RIBA Stirling Prize 2019
London Bridge Station was today named in the shortlist for UK architecture’s most prestigious award, the RIBA Stirling Prize 2019.
South Western Railway passengers advised to check before travelling this evening and Thursday morning
South Western Railway passengers are being advised to check their journeys before travelling and use alternative routes where possible after a lineside fire caused significant damage to a number of cables and closed eight platforms at London Waterloo station.
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