West Calder station’s new, fully-accessible footbridge and lifts have opened to passengers, as part of a multi-million-pound transformation of the West Lothian station.
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Network Rail is urging Great Eastern Main Line passengers to check before travelling over the next few days, as engineers work to fix a major track fault at London Liverpool Street station.
Three Network Rail employees have today been honoured in the Queen’s birthday honours list:
- Ian Stevens, programme manager, MBE, for services to suicide prevention
- Scott Heath, project manager, BEM, for services to the LGBT community
- Mark Carne, chief executive, CBE, for services to the railway industry
Direct services to run between Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester Victoria and Wigan
Network Rail engineers working on the refurbishment of South Esk viaduct in Montrose have uncovered shrapnel marks and bullet holes on the structure consistent with a bombing and a strafing attack by the Luftwaffe during World War 2.
Pedestrians and cyclists who cross the railway at Slipe Lane, Broxbourne, are able to do so more safely as a new footbridge opened today (Friday 8 June) as part of a £4m Network Rail project.
Abergele track upgrade completed as part of £50m project to improve reliability for North Wales passengers
Network Rail engineers have completed track upgrade work in Abergele as part of the £50m North Wales railway upgrade project, providing a more reliable service for passengers.
Network Rail is inviting residents in Spondon to find out more about work taking place to upgrade a level crossing as part of the Derby resignalling project.