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Longest tunnel closure since Victorian-era improves West Coast main line journey times
A fortnight’s work on a Victorian-built railway tunnel is now complete to improve future journey times for passengers and freight on the West Coast main line.
Reliability improvements to be carried out on the Clacton-on-Sea branch line over Late May Bank Holiday weekend
Essential rail works will take place on the Clacton-on-Sea and Walton-on-the-Naze branch lines during the Late May Bank Holiday weekend to improve reliability for those who need to travel and when more passengers return in the future.
Warning to stay off the tracks after a surge in trespass incidents
A person walking their dog on the track, and someone crossing the track with their shopping trolley are just some of the trespass incidents that have been reported to Network Rail since the COVID-19 lockdown has been in place.
Shrewsbury railway station lit up blue for NHS and all critical workers
Network Rail is lit up the iconic grade II listed Shrewsbury station blue last night (14 May) in honour and gratitude to all NHS staff and other critical workers who continue to battle the coronavirus crisis.
Swansea railway station lit up blue for NHS and all critical workers
Network Rail lit up Swansea station last night (14 May) in honour and gratitude to all NHS staff and other critical workers who continue to battle the coronavirus crisis.
Dundee station Lit Blue for our NHS heroes
Dundee station was lit-up blue to show solidarity with key workers and front-line NHS staff all across the country.
Devon economy handed £3m boost with more to come as Network Rail commits to using local businesses where possible
Figures released today confirm that an additional £3m has been spent locally in south Devon between June 2019 and May 2020 by Network Rail and its contractors as a result of the government funded project to build a new sea wall at Dawlish.
Work to upgrade railway in Yorkshire means changes for services over Late May Bank Holiday weekend – those who must travel urged to plan ahead
Network Rail is urging passengers in Yorkshire who need to travel over the Late May Bank Holiday weekend to check before they travel, as crucial work takes place to improve passengers’ journeys across the region.
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