Train customers are being urged to check their train times, station stops and Manchester walking routes ahead of Britain’s biggest train timetable change for decades
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Paddington Station 24/7 – Episode four sees staff challenged by a number of distressing incidents on the line
The second series of the behind the scenes documentary Paddington Station 24/7 continues on Monday 16 April, as a series of emotive and sombre incidents prove challenging for all those involved.
The Alloa line reopened this morning (Monday, April 16) following the successful completion of a four-week long, multi-million-pound upgrade project to prepare the line for electric trains.
Residents of Patchway, near Bristol, and the surrounding area are invited to a drop in session this week to find out more about electrification upgrade work in May and June.
South East rail passengers urged to check before travelling ahead of May bank holiday investment programme
With the May bank holidays fast-approaching, Network Rail is reminding passengers in the South East to plan their journeys in advance of the two bank holiday weekends.
- Railway open for ‘business as usual’ as majority of the network is unaffected by upgrade work
- This work will provide faster and more frequent services to help relieve over-crowding on Britain's railways
Passengers advised to check before travelling ahead of South Wales mainline modernisation work from end of April
Passengers planning to use train services in South Wales between April 23 and May 25 are being urged to check five days before they travel, ahead of essential modernisation work between the Severn Tunnel and Cardiff, which forms part of Network Rail’s Railway Upgrade Plan for Wales.
Capacity at Bristol Parkway set to expand as Secretary of State unveils plaque to mark official opening of brand new platform
A new era of train travel for Bristol was ushered in today when Secretary of State for Transport Chris Grayling officially opened a new platform at Bristol Parkway station, which will allow for a more frequent train service on a more resilient network.
Network Rail’s proposals for step-free access to a new second platform at Dunbar Station have been approved by East Lothian Council.