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Emergency railway works to close the line between Ely and Peterborough

Network Rail will be carrying out a series of emergency works to replace 87 pairs of wheel timbers on the railway tracks on four bridges at Manea, between Ely and Peterborough, later this summer and early autumn. It will require closures of the line over several weekends and a 28-day full closure in September.

Track replacement work at Clapton continues at weekends to increase reliability of the rail service

Vital track replacement work at Clapton that will increase reliability for passengers is on track to finish on the 2 August.

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Network Rail issues warning after a family were found taking photographs on the railway lines in Essex

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Instead of crossing over quickly, the family of four, which includes two young children, stopped to take photographs on the tracks at Knights level crossing in Hutton. A train was less than three minutes away....

Reducing the impact at Anglia’s top ten most bashed and at-risk railway bridges

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The new CCTV cameras will capture images of the bridge deck, allowing faster examination in the event of a bridge strike. Structural engineers can examine the footage and damage as it was caused, which is...

Vital rail work to take place on the Gospel Oak to Barking London Overground line to improve reliability

Jul 13, 2020

The work will take place over ten successive weekends starting Saturday 22 August to Sunday 25 October. During these closures, a total of two miles of track will be replaced between Harringay Green Lanes and...

Track work near Ipswich

Track upgrades to deliver a more reliable train service between Ipswich to Ely and Cambridge

Jul 7, 2020

Network Rail’s engineers will replace nearly four miles of track between Ipswich and Bury St Edmunds, to improve reliability, which means fewer delays and cancellations for passengers. Track and sleepers will be replaced as part...

Maintenance engineer with truck

Track maintenance work starts this weekend at Clapton to keep rail services running reliably

Jul 7, 2020

Four points, which allow trains to switch from one track to another, will be replaced where the track splits at Clapton between Tottenham Hale and Chingford. This part of the track allows services to change...

Level crossing cameras installed to catch motorists who endanger lives on the railway

Jul 1, 2020

Like speed cameras, RLSE cameras can identify vehicles that fail to stop at level crossings when the road traffic lights are flashing red and capture this evidence to support legal action. Offenders are automatically notified...

Green light for Soham station

Jun 29, 2020

Working in partnership with the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority, led by Mayor James Palmer, who have provided the necessary funding to build the station, Network Rail and its contractor can proceed with starting the...

Maintenance engineer with truck

Track maintenance work to take place at Clapton to keep rail services running reliably

Jun 24, 2020

Four points, which allow trains to switch from one track to another, will be replaced where the track splits at Clapton between Tottenham Hale and Chingford. This part of the track allows services to change...

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