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Changes to weekend road closures for essential St Helens railway bridge upgrade

Motorists are being advised about changes to road closures for an essential upgrade to a railway bridge which crosses a dual carriageway in St Helens.

Bromborough station gets refurbishment to make it fit for the future

Bromborough station on the Wirral is being improved for passengers as the region’s railway network evolves for the future.

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Passengers advised to plan ahead of August bank holiday railway upgrades in Liverpool

Jul 21, 2020

Passengers are advised to check before they travel ahead of signalling upgrades in Liverpool this August bank holiday. Signalling control is being moved from Ditton to the state-of-the-art Manchester Rail Operating Centre (ROC) between Saturday...

Passengers urged to travel either side of August bank holiday as rail upgrades take place between Birmingham and London

Jul 21, 2020

Major railway upgrades are taking place between the West Midlands and London this August bank holiday to make journeys more reliable for passengers and freight customers in future. The multi-million-pound investment, part of Britain’s Railway...

Workman working on track renewal

Passengers urged to plan ahead of August Bank Holiday West Coast main line upgrades

Jul 20, 2020

Passengers are being advised to check before they travel with improvement work on the West Coast main line on Merseyside and in the West Midlands this August Bank Holiday. The multi-million-pound investment as part of...

Major railway bridge renewal starts in St Helens this weekend

Jul 16, 2020

The Network Rail investment, as part of the Great North Rail Project, will see the railway bridge spanning Rainford Bypass (A570) refurbished and strengthened so it remains safe and reliable for decades to come. To...

Merseyside residents informed about major railway bridge renewals

Jul 6, 2020

The Network Rail investment, as part of the Great North Rail Project, will see the railway bridge spanning Rainford Bypass (A570) refurbished and strengthened so it remains safe and reliable for decades to come. To...

Lorry drivers urged to follow correct A5 diversions to avoid Britain’s most bashed railway bridge

Jul 3, 2020

It’s feared major roadworks on the A5 near Lichfield could see drivers of high vehicles try to take a shortcut, or follow inaccurate sat-nav directions, directly into the path of St John Street bridge in...

Stations turn blue as NHS turns 72

Jul 3, 2020

The four major transport hubs in Network Rail’s North West and Central region will join numerous other railway landmarks and buildings across the country to #LightUpBlue – by changing their station lighting or digital displays...

Next phase of railway flyover demolition involves three of the UK’s largest cranes

Jul 2, 2020

Three of the largest cranes in the UK are working in tandem to lift out sections of ‘Bletchley flyover,’ which was built in the early 1960s to allow trains travelling from West to East to...

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