Track circuits explained

Feb 19, 2019

What are track circuits? How do they keep the railway safe? And why do they sometimes delay journeys? A track circuit forms part of the broader signalling system, which comprises many...

Network Rail gives ‘green-light’ to next...

Feb 18, 2019

Network Rail has given the ‘green-light’ to the funding package and spending plan for Britain’s railway infrastructure for the five years to 2024 (known as Control Period 6, or CP6 – 1 April...

Network Rail ploughs ahead with £1.7m...

Feb 15, 2019

Network Rail is refurbishing its snow ploughs for the first time in 20 years to improve performance and reliability.

Week on the Network

Feb 15, 2019

Network Rail works hard to improve the network each week We cater for 4.8m rail journeys every single day, while simultaneously delivering an ambitious, multi-billion pound Railway Upgrade Plan. We're renewing...

Landslips explained

Feb 13, 2019

Landslips in the past week have shone a spotlight on these weather-related incidents. Today (12 February) a landslip in South East London led to a line closure to make the railway...

Network Rail takes devolution to the...

Feb 12, 2019

Putting passengers first and creating a more customer focussed, service driven organisation is at the heart of operational changes announced by Network Rail today The new operating model will be formed...

How cutting-edge track technology is reducing...

Feb 11, 2019

We're reducing delays for passengers - at 70,000 images a second. We've bolstered our ability to reduce delays caused by track faults, improving safety and saving the taxpayer millions of pounds....

Cutting edge technology helping Network Rail...

Feb 11, 2019

Network Rail is boosting its capacity to identify and fix track defects using cutting edge technology, reducing delays caused by track faults, improving safety and saving the taxpayer millions of pounds.

Week on the Network

Feb 8, 2019

Network Rail works hard to improve the network each week We cater for 4.5m rail journeys every single day, while simultaneously delivering an ambitious, multi-billion pound Railway Upgrade Plan. We're renewing...

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