Work is now underway on a 12-month programme at Aberdeen station to deliver a £9m investment to upgrade and replace the glass roof.
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National Refill Day: Station water fountains have saved equivalent of 150,000 plastic bottles from landfill, announces Network Rail
- Passengers have saved equivalent of 150,000 plastic water bottles from landfill since introduction of free drinking water at stations
- Drinking water facilities are currently located in nine Network Rail stations, with plans to roll-out the initiative to a further 11 stations by the end of the year
- Announcement coincides with National Refill Day on 27 September, an initiative by City to Sea which seeks to reduce plastic pollution by encouraging people to refill their bottles
A multi-million pound project to make Carshalton station accessible to all begins next month with the installation of new lifts.
Work has started on the creation of two new entrances at Bristol Temple Meads Railway Station to allow for faster and easier access into and out of the station, with the equipment now in place and ready for extensive testing to take place throughout the autumn.
Network Rail is inviting residents to find out more about upgrades which will improve accessibility at Scunthorpe railway station as part of the Great North Rail Project and Access for All Programme.
Passengers are being urged to check before travelling between Newport and Shrewsbury as Network Rail Wales and Borders will be delivering improvements to track and signalling equipment in the Craven Arms area over the next four weekends.
Network Rail’s Infrastructure Projects (IP) Signalling team has achieved an industry first, recording the highest ever score in an internationally recognised project management assessment.
Network Rail’s heat-seeking helicopter took to the skies of Surrey this week to help protect South Western Railway passengers from train delays
Network Rail’s high-tech thermal imaging helicopter flew over Surrey this week to spot and stop potential railway infrastructure faults as part of an ongoing drive to improve train performance.
Network Rail is carrying out vital work to refurbish the lifts at Bedford railway station to give those with additional access needs a more reliable route to the platforms.