National & regional news
Network Rail apologises as Armthorpe Lane bridge closure is extended
Network Rail has today (Friday, 6 September) apologised to residents, businesses and motorists in Doncaster as work to Armthorpe Lane bridge will take longer than originally planned.
Bridgend identified as a railway station hotspot for trespass and anti-social behaviour
The Bridgend area has been identified as an area that experience repeat incidents of anti-social behaviour and incidents such as site trespass (including railway trespass) on the Wales and Borders route, Network Rail has revealed.
Work set to restart on new sea wall which will help protect vital rail artery to the south west for next 100 years
Network Rail is set to restart work on a new bigger sea wall at Dawlish, in Devon, on 9 September which will provide greater protection to the railway and town from rising sea levels and extreme weather for generations to come.
Passengers warned of Liverpool station closures for major signalling upgrade
- Lime Street and Edge Hill stations will be closed on 2-3 November
- Passengers can still travel to/from central Liverpool on rail replacement buses or Merseyrail network
- 21st century signalling upgrade will mean more reliable journeys for passengers
Ipswich Town FC join forces with Network Rail to help kick out rail trespass
The drive to tackle the issue of railway trespass has been given a boost with Network Rail teaming up with Ipswich Town Football Club to teach young people about the dangers of the railway.
New Trimley bridge provides safer access across railway
A new, safe, step-free route across the Felixstowe branch line has been opened at Trimley St Martin, providing access to the countryside for pedestrians, cyclists and horse riders.
Passengers in Yorkshire urged to check before they travel as work continues on major upgrade to Leeds station
Network Rail is asking passengers travelling on routes to/from and through Leeds to check before they travel as work to improve Leeds station continues.
Almost a mile of track replaced in Liverpool Street tunnel
Almost a mile of track has been replaced on the approach to London Liverpool Street, the third busiest station in the UK, to provide a more reliable service to passengers.
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