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News

First phase of London Bridge station rebuild finishes

The first phase of the dramatic rebuild of London Bridge railway station is set to finish on schedule on 31 March 2014 when the first two new platforms will be brought into use and the next two are closed for redevelopment.

Published on 26 March 2014
 

Billingshurst signal box is lifted onto the back of a low-loader

The Victorian signal box is one of three to have been taken out of use as signalling is upgraded on the line between Horsham and Arundel.

Published on 25 March 2014
 

We're working in partnership with the Luton Schools FA under 14s team

As part of an initiative to tackle railway crime we've sponsored the Luton Schools FA under 14s team kits, which will be worn when the team flies out for Dallas Cup Youth tournament taking place in Texas USA, starting from 11 April 2014.

Published on 25 March 2014
 

The new Ipswich chord will ease a major bottleneck on the Great Eastern main line

Opening for services on 31 March 2014 and built on the site of the former Harris bacon factory to the north of Ipswich station and goods yard, the newly completed 1.2km stretch of railway will increase capacity for freight trains and ease a major bottleneck affecting passenger services on the Great Eastern main line.

Published on 25 March 2014
 

Vital rail tunnel in the north west of England reopens

Repairs to strengthen the 250m Holme tunnel between Burnley and Hebden Bridge saw more than 3,000 tonnes of concrete used after the tunnel became increasingly misaligned over time because of local ground movement distorting the tunnel walls.

Published on 24 March 2014