Pictures & videos

track layout

track layout

Friday 1 Apr 2011
red lines denote areas baing changed as part of the CP4 investment
Hitchin crossovers

Hitchin crossovers

Thursday 31 Mar 2011
This photo illustrates the path Cambridge services have to negotiate upon leaving Hitchin station - crossing the East Coast Main Line to join the branch line slightly further up the tracks.
Cambridge station forecourt - CB1 redevelopment

Cambridge station forecourt - CB1 redevelopment

Monday 28 Mar 2011
An artist's impression of the improved forecourt outside Cambridge station. Network Rail has secured investment of up to £4.5m to improve Cambridge station as part of developer Brookgate's CB1 redevelopment scheme. This will be used to expand and improve the ticket hall and help integrate rail travel with other modes of transport. In addition, Brookgate will be improving the forecourt area outside the station to create a new public plaza.
Hooton Access for All

Hooton Access for All

Tuesday 8 Mar 2011
The new stairs, lifts and overbridge at Hooton station, officially opened on 4 March 2011
Hooton Access for All

Hooton Access for All

Tuesday 8 Mar 2011
The new stairs, lifts and overbridge at Hooton station, officially opened on 4 March 2011
Hooton Access for All

Hooton Access for All

Tuesday 8 Mar 2011
The new stairs, lifts and overbridge at Hooton station, officially opened on 4 March 2011
Hooton Access for All

Hooton Access for All

Tuesday 8 Mar 2011
Wayne Menzies, Network Rail area manager Merseyside and Tracey Upton, Merseyrail area customer experience manager, with the plaque to commemorate the opening of the new footbridge and lifts
Nottingham car park - work begins 4.3.2011

Nottingham car park - work begins 4.3.2011

Friday 4 Mar 2011
Left to right Gary Thomasson, VINCI Construction UK Limited; Martin Frobisher, route director at Network Rail; Councillor Jane Urquhart portfolio holder for transport and area working at Nottingham City Council; John Watson chair of the Hub project board; and Paul Hanley station managet at Nottingham for East Midlands Trains
Nottingham car park - work begins 4.3.2011

Nottingham car park - work begins 4.3.2011

Friday 4 Mar 2011
Left to right Gary Thomasson, VINCI Construction UK Limited; Martin Frobisher, route director at Network Rail; Councillor Jane Urquhart portfolio holder for transport and area working at Nottingham City Council; John Watson chair of the Hub project board; and Paul Hanley station managet at Nottingham for East Midlands Trains
Hub logo

Hub logo

Monday 28 Feb 2011
The Hub project involves the redevelopment of Nottingham Railway station  and will include the construction of a new transport interchange with the extended tram network
John Lewis store agreement signing

John Lewis store agreement signing

Monday 21 Feb 2011
(l-r) Andy Street, Managing Director, John Lewis; Mike Whitby, Leader, Birmingham City Council; David Higgins, Chief Executive, Network Rail at the announcement of a new John Lewis store at New Street station 21 Feb 2011
John Lewis store location

John Lewis store location

Monday 21 Feb 2011
(l-r) Andy Street, Managing Director, John Lewis; Mike Whitby, Leader, Birmingham City Council; David Higgins, Chief Executive, Network Rail at the announcement of a new John Lewis store at New Street station 21 Feb 2011
Clapham Junction - Brighton Yard Entrance CGI

Clapham Junction - Brighton Yard Entrance CGI

Monday 14 Feb 2011
An artist's impression of the new Brighton Yard entrance at Clapham Junction station which will provide step-free access into the station and better facilities, and help reduce congestion in  the station subway.
Gillingham Station - Start of Work

Gillingham Station - Start of Work

Monday 14 Feb 2011
Gillingham and Rainham MP, Rehman Chishti, joined Network Rail and Medway councillors to mark the beginning of work on a new entrance and ticket office at Gillingham station which will provide easier access and better facilities for passengers.
Level Crossing Mobile Camera Vehicle_4

Level Crossing Mobile Camera Vehicle_4

Tuesday 8 Feb 2011
Network Rail and the British Transport Police have introduced a purpose-built marked police van fitted with nine cameras to tackle level crossing law breakers.
Level Crossing Mobile Camera Vehicle_2

Level Crossing Mobile Camera Vehicle_2

Tuesday 8 Feb 2011
Network Rail and the British Transport Police have introduced a purpose-built marked police van fitted with nine cameras to tackle level crossing law breakers.
Buxworth landslip 05 Feb 2011

Buxworth landslip 05 Feb 2011

Monday 7 Feb 2011
Landslip affecting the Manchester - Sheffield route.

Manchester line closed, Sheffield line open with a 5 mph speed restriction.

Both l;ines open at 20 mph for Monday morning rush hour.