Network Rail has secured permission to build a new bridleway bridge across the Felixstowe branch line to provide a safe public route across the railway while enabling for more goods to be moved by rail freight and improving reliability for passenger services.
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Network Rail High Output’s strategic rail fleet spares are moving to a central storage facility to improve asset reliability and operational logistics. This move will save around £1.6m through improved efficiency.
The Cross City line between Birmingham New Street, Longbridge, Redditch and Bromsgrove has fully reopened.
Muirhead Road in Baillieston has now re-opened two weeks ahead of schedule following work on a multi-million pound project to reconstruct the bridge over the railway.
The Cross City line between Birmingham New Street, Longbridge, Redditch and Bromsgrove will remain closed until further notice while engineers remove trees and make safe an embankment.
As part of the Great North Rail Project, a £725,000 project is underway to improve the reliability of the Liverpool to Manchester railway.
Network Rail is advising of changes to a temporary footpath closure as they continue work to monitor ground movement.
The environment, the economy and the regional road network are to benefit from an £18m investment in the railway in the Peak District.
Work on the programme to redevelop Livingston South station has been extended after encountering unforeseen ground conditions and a subsequent delay in developing an appropriate design for the new lifts to be constructed in the station.