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Network Rail agrees £1.46bn commercial estate sale to Telereal Trillium and Blackstone Property Partners
Network Rail has agreed terms with Telereal Trillium and Blackstone Property Partners for the sale of its commercial estate portfolio. Proceeds from the £1.46 billion transaction will help fund the railway upgrade plan, bringing major improvements for passengers and reducing the need for taxpayers to fund the railway.
People in Polegate will need to plan their journeys in advance as the town’s level crossing is closed for vital work that will boost reliability for rail passengers.
Network Rail have today (Monday, 10 September) begun work to construct a new footbridge at Little Bowden level crossing as part of the Railway Upgrade Plan.
Lewes MP Maria Caulfield helped add some finishing touches to Network Rail’s revamp of a busy railway footbridge today, 7 September.
Network Rail Scotland has for the first time utilised a track based three-dimensional scanner to precisely model the railway infrastructure ahead of the arrival of new trains onto the network.
Network Rail is bringing an established charity music event to York for the very first time.
Delivering the first major digital railway - Network Rail procurement launched to find train control partner for route digital transformation
Network Rail is seeking a partner to help deliver the first major inter-city digital railway on the East Coast Mainline (ECML). In an entirely new way of working, the organisation’s London North Eastern and East Midlands (LNE & EM) route is looking to team up early, and on a whole life basis, with a technology provider to work together on designs, plans, phasing, costs and realising benefits.
Network Rail is preparing to deliver the next phase of works to upgrade the signaling systems and track as part of the £68m Norwich, Yarmouth, Lowestoft (NYL) re-signalling project. Engineers will continue to upgrade some of the oldest signals in the country, improving safety and journeys for passengers travelling on the Wherry lines.