Network Rail carried out a £1m package of strengthening work to a six–span railway bridge between Ely and Littleport last week to enable the smooth running of services and prevent future delays on the line between Ely and Kings Lynn.
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Barns Green level crossing to remain closed for repairs for at least two weeks following tragic incident
Repairs to Barns Green level crossing following Saturday’s tragic incident will mean the crossing remains closed for approximately two to three weeks, with diversions in place for vehicles.
Network Rail engineers will work around-the-clock this Easter to deliver more than £23m of infrastructure improvements across Scotland’s railway.
Train customers will still be able to travel in and out of Liverpool this summer when the final, major phase of work to upgrade Lime Street station takes place.
Passengers reminded to plan ahead this Easter as Network Rail undertakes £118m upgrade to Britain’s rail network
- Railway open for ‘business as usual’ as majority of the network is unaffected by upgrade work
- In Bristol, Network Rail is undertaking the biggest ever re-signalling project
- This work will provide faster and more frequent services to help relieve over-crowding on Britain's railways
Reliability boost for passengers as Network Rail complete £2.7 million bridge replacement in Portsmouth
Passengers are able to travel by rail between Portsmouth Harbour and Portsmouth & Southsea station again from this morning (Saturday 17th February) after Network Rail successfully replaced a 142-year-old railway bridge with a new 88-tonne British steel structure.
Westerton station’s new, fully-accessible footbridge and lifts have opened to passengers, completing the multi-million-pound transformation of the East Dunbartonshire station.
Residents living in the Compton area near Guildford have been invited to a drop-in information event to find out more about Network Rail’s £2 million investment to replace the life expired Compton road bridge, set to begin in April.