A special school in Oldbury is thrilled to be benefiting from volunteers from Network Rail who have transformed their school grounds.
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Video footage has captured the removal of an old railway bridge as part of Network Rail’s £170m Lee Valley Rail programme to build a new track between Stratford and Angel Road stations. Due to be completed in 2019, the project will enable two extra trains per hour and help to boost regeneration in the boroughs of Haringey and Enfield.
Engineers will shortly complete work on the £1.5 million refurbishment of the iconic Cutty Sark bridge over the A8 at Bargeddie as part of Network Rail’s Railway Upgrade Plan.
Network Rail completes track installation that will allow cross-London Thameslink trains to stop once again at London Bridge
The reintroduction of cross-London Thameslink services through London Bridge has moved a step closer with the completion of new track and signalling between London Bridge and Blackfriars.
Engineers will be working around-the-clock this festive period to complete more than £15m-worth of infrastructure upgrades across Scotland as part of Network Rail's GB-wide Railway Upgrade Plan.
- Significant passengers benefits to be realised in the months ahead as Network Rail mega-projects start to draw to a close
- Less passenger disruption this year despite more than £160m to be invested in the biggest Christmas railway investment programme ever undertaken
- Thousands of new services and trains start to come into operation in 2018 as a result of the Christmas investment programme
- London Bridge station will be all but complete with the final section of the new concourse and brand new platforms 1-5 open for the first time
Residents living near the Wyre railway viaduct between Preston and Lancaster are invited to a drop-in event next week to find out more about upgrade work to the historic structure.
The Edinburgh Glasgow Improvement Programme (EGIP) reached another milestone this week with the first electric train running end-to-end on the main Edinburgh-Glasgow line.
This weekend, engineers working on site at West Calder station will crane two 10.5m tall lift towers into position as the new accessible footbridge begins to take shape.