In focus – electrification

electrification work at night

As part of the Railway Upgrade Plan we’re electrifying the railway for faster, greener and more reliable train journeys – improving passenger services and supporting Britain’s economic growth.

Find out how we’re doing this and see our electrification projects across the country

Projects near you

Our electrification work takes place across Britain. We may be electrifying the railway near you.

You can find out more about what’s involved in this work here – from drilling the foundations for the overhead power lines, to maintaining the existing infrastructure.