Rail workers worked round-the-clock over the August bank holiday weekend delivering essential improvements to provide passengers with a better, more reliable railway.
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Passengers are being reminded of changes to services between Manchester and Preston via Bolton as Network Rail works to complete the upgrade of the railway.
Southeastern and Network Rail have today announced an action plan on how they plan for and respond to major incidents as an independent report is published into the Lewisham train disruption during heavy snow in March this year.
West Midlands passengers urged to plan ahead as upgrade work means no trains between Birmingham International and Rugby this bank holiday
Train customers in the West Midlands are being urged to check before they travel as upgrade work will affect rail travel between Birmingham International, Coventry and Rugby this weekend (25-27 August).
- London Euston station shut 25-27 August + 1-2 September
- To allow Network Rail to replace North Wembley junction
- Train customers advised to travel on other days
Network Rail prepares for an influx of music lovers ahead of the annual Leeds Festival this bank holiday weekend
Thousands of excited revellers will pass through Leeds station during the course of the five-day event before catching coaches or taxis to Bramham Park where the festival is held.
Network Rail is reminding passengers to expect disruption to journeys this weekend as engineers complete the latest phase in a £114m upgrade to signalling systems across Lanarkshire.
Network Rail in Wales and Borders, British Transport Police and Arriva Trains Wales are calling for motorists in Anglesey to use level crossings safely following a recent rise in reported instances of deliberate misuse at Gaerwen and Valley level crossings.
Record leap in passenger satisfaction at Britain’s second busiest station as Network Rail and train operators come together as ‘Team Victoria’
Passenger satisfaction at London Victoria – Britain’s second busiest station with almost 80 million passenger journeys a year – has soared by 13% in just 12 months thanks to a new initiative.