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Edwardian era station improved for 21st century Chiltern passengers

Major improvements at Gerrards Cross are now complete to improve the station for Chiltern main line passengers.

Historic signal box restoration on picturesque Settle to Carlisle line

A Grade II listed signal box on one of the country’s most picturesque rail routes is being refurbished to improve future journeys for passengers and freight.

More news from Network Rail

Huge leap over West Coast main line for East West Rail

Jun 10, 2021

The new flyover will eventually be at the centre of the first direct rail service to connect communities between Oxford, Bedford and Cambridge in more than 50 years. The film released by Network Rail today...

Grand Railway Collaboration appoints Lucy Wootton as new leader

Jun 9, 2021

The Grand Railway Collaboration (GRC), which represents train operators, Network Rail’s Central route, the West Midlands Rail Executive (WMRE) and Transport Focus, has appointed Lucy Wootton as its new head. Lucy, a rail professional with...

On your bike! Secure ‘cycle pod’ opens at Birmingham New Street

Jun 8, 2021

*Broadcast quality B-Roll footage available for download below* It has space for 46 bicycles and one accessible space which can hold an adapted cycle. The new unit is on Hill Street next to the entrance...

Port of Workington railway bridge reopens to motorists

Jun 8, 2021

The £4m investment has seen Siddick bridge completely rebuilt to modern standards so it can take port traffic over the Cumbrian Coast Line railway. Yesterday (Monday 7 June) vehicles were able to travel over the...

West Coast main line travel advice during EURO 2020

Jun 7, 2021

It will be a key rail route for football fans during the four-week tournament which starts on June 11. Train services to London and Wembley on and around Sunday 13 and Friday 18 June match...

Birmingham brick Victorian viaducts get railway revamp

Jun 2, 2021

The large brick structures take tracks over the River Cole in two locations to the west of Stechford station. Scaffolding has been put up so structural engineers can do a full inspection of the 185-year-old...

Euston launches UK’s first British Sign Language station announcements

Jun 1, 2021

From today (Wednesday 2 June) 10 passenger information touchscreens have gone live around the major Network Rail managed transport hub. A further 10 will be installed by the end of 2021 and an additional large...

Float-away helium party balloon delays trains to Liverpool

Jun 1, 2021

It's prompted Network Rail to issue a safety plea to the public to not let helium balloons loose near the railway. The foil balloon got caught on the high-voltage overhead wires in Prescot today (Tuesday...

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