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Network Rail showcases stunning British landscapes as search begins for Landscape Photographer of the Year

Newly renovated Birmingham New Street station is today (Friday 29 April) launching a nationwide photography exhibition of some of the most highly acclaimed images of British landscapes.

Published on 29 April 2016
 

Farnham to Alton railway line set to re-open early following landslip

Network Rail expects to re-open the railway line between Farnham and Alton on Wednesday 4 May, five days earlier than originally planned after a small army of engineers worked around the clock to stabilise the track at Wrecclesham.

Published on 29 April 2016
 

May Day bank holiday Spotlight: Great Eastern Main Line cable renewal project

This May Day bank holiday (30 April-2 May), more than 11,000 members of Network Rail’s teams will be working night and day to deliver £33m of improvements to the railway as part of the £40bn Railway Upgrade Plan.The long weekend will be one of the least disruptive bank holidays for railway travel for many years, with 96 per cent of the rail network unaffected. We plan our improvement works to minimise disruption to passengers; fewer than half the usual number of passengers travel by rail on bank holidays.This series of bite-size features takes a closer look at the work our teams will be carrying out across Britain to create a better, more reliable railway.

Published on 28 April 2016
 

May Day bank holiday Spotlight: Track renewal at Oxenholme

This May Day bank holiday (30 April-2 May), more than 11,000 members of Network Rail’s teams will be working night and day to deliver £33m of improvements to the railway as part of the £40bn Railway Upgrade Plan.The long weekend will be one of the least disruptive bank holidays for railway travel for many years, with 96 per cent of the rail network unaffected. We plan our improvement works to minimise disruption to passengers; fewer than half the usual number of passengers travel by rail on bank holidays.This series of bite-size features takes a closer look at the work our teams will be carrying out across Britain to create a better, more reliable railway.

Published on 28 April 2016
 

May Day bank holiday Spotlight: Streatham resignalling

This May Day bank holiday (30 April-2 May), more than 11,000 members of Network Rail’s teams will be working night and day to deliver £33m of improvements to the railway as part of the £40bn Railway Upgrade Plan.The long weekend will be one of the least disruptive bank holidays for railway travel for many years, with 96 per cent of the rail network unaffected. We plan our improvement works to minimise disruption to passengers; fewer than half the usual number of passengers travel by rail on bank holidays.This series of bite-size features takes a closer look at the work our teams will be carrying out across Britain to create a better, more reliable railway.

Published on 27 April 2016