Pictures & videos

Copperas Wood embankment - track realignment

Copperas Wood embankment - track realignment

Monday 2 Nov 2009
Following the installation of the metal sheet piling at the base of the railway embankment (right of picture) engineers realigned the track using tamping equipment and ballast.
Copperas Wood embankment - new piling

Copperas Wood embankment - new piling

Monday 2 Nov 2009
More than 200m of sheet piling along the bottom of the embankment was put in place in record time following the landslip on 21 October. Several hundred tonnes of granite shingle will be used to solidify the base of the embankment where it meets the new retaining wall, which has been piled to a depth of 19m.
Network Rail national centre - main entrance

Network Rail national centre - main entrance

Wednesday 28 Oct 2009
An artist's impression of the main entrance at the front of Network Rail's planned national centre on the site of the former National Hockety Stadium in Milton Keynes.
Network RUS Electrification

Network RUS Electrification

Monday 26 Oct 2009

Electrification presents a huge opportunity for the industry, for those who use the railway and for the country as a whole. Our analysis shows the long-term benefits of electrifying key parts of the network, in terms of both reducing its ongoing cost to the country and improving its environmental performance, are significant.

As with each RUS, this has been developed with the full input of the rest of the rail industry including train and freight operators, as well as government and passenger representatives. It underwent a 60-day public consultation.

Bride and groom 'tie the knot'

Bride and groom 'tie the knot'

Wednesday 21 Oct 2009
Climbing enthusiasts, Alex Harrison and fiancée Ellen McBride to tie the knot while dangling from a rope attached to the world famous bridge
Gogar visulisations_4

Gogar visulisations_4

Wednesday 14 Oct 2009
These new visulisations show the proposed designs for Gogar Interchange in more detail than earlier proposals.
Gogar visulisations_3

Gogar visulisations_3

Wednesday 14 Oct 2009
These new visulisations show the proposed designs for Gogar Interchange in more detail than earlier proposals.
Gogar visulisations_2

Gogar visulisations_2

Wednesday 14 Oct 2009
These new visulisations show the proposed designs for Gogar Interchange in more detail than earlier proposals.
Gogar visulisations_1

Gogar visulisations_1

Wednesday 14 Oct 2009
These new visulisations show the proposed designs for Gogar Interchange in more detail than earlier proposals.