National & regional news

Cumbernauld-Greenhill electrification goes live: Overhead wires on Edinburgh-Glasgow route

Cumbernauld-Greenhill electrification goes live

Friday 9 Mar 2018

The public are being warned that overhead power lines on the railway between Cumbernauld and Greenhill Lower junction, near Bonnybridge, will be live from Monday, March 12, and carrying 25,000 volts of electricity.

Network Rail completes major rail upgrades for the Elizabeth line: Crossrail milestones completed

Network Rail completes major rail upgrades for the Elizabeth line

Wednesday 7 Mar 2018
  • Network Rail has successfully connected the existing rail network with the Elizabeth line tunnels at Pudding Mill Lane, Plumstead and Westbourne Park
  • Upgrade of Gidea Park sidings completed to accommodate the full length Elizabeth line trains
  • Signalling systems have been updated from Pudding Mill Lane to Shenfield to support Elizabeth line services