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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.
Overcrowding at West Hampstead Thameslink station

Overcrowding at West Hampstead Thameslink station

Thursday 8 Oct 2009
The current footbridge at Thameslink station is unable to cope with the number of passengers using the station in peak times, causing congestion. The new station building will complete the new footbridge, providing an additional entrance and exit to the station and reducing overcrowding.