Autumn on the railway

Sep 17, 2018

Autumn's here - the nights are drawing in, the temperature's dropping and we're preparing to combat leaves on the line. Millions of trees grow along the railway, dropping thousands of tonnes...

Week on the Network

Sep 14, 2018

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...

Discussing suicide prevention

Suicide prevention: “Make time to do...

Sep 13, 2018

Many of our staff are trained in suicide prevention. On 10 September, World Suicide Prevention Day 2018 sought to recognise deaths globally and encourage people to work together to prevent them....

World Suicide Prevention Day

Sep 10, 2018

Every 90 minutes someone in the UK takes their life. World Suicide Prevention Day on 10 September seeks to recognise deaths globally and galvanise people to work together to prevent them....

August upgrades: in numbers

Sep 7, 2018

What does it take to deliver £84m of investment in more than 400 railway projects across Britain? A 9,600-strong team worked around the clock over the August bank holiday to carry...

In the news this week

Sep 7, 2018

Network Rail is always in the news. Catering for 4.5m rail journeys every single day, while simultaneously delivering an ambitious, multi-billion pound Railway Upgrade Plan focused on renewing and upgrading 20,000...

Red signal and worker

Signals explained

Sep 5, 2018

Upgrades to signalling and train control systems feature strongly in our improvement works and are part of our ongoing plans to install modern technology to improve services for passengers and freight...

“I was burnt from head to...

Sep 4, 2018

Tom Crosby received a 25,000-volt electric shock while ‘playing’ on the railway when he was just 14 years old. The horrifying injuries he suffered changed his life forever. He now works...

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