- Major railway upgrades to take place this weekend at Chorley, Bletchley and Wembley to improve future journeys
- People are advised to not travel by train due to coronavirus
- Passengers should continue to follow Government advice and avoid using public transport
- Passengers should only travel if they have to over forthcoming Late May Bank Holiday
- Network Rail’s engineering works – designed to improve passengers’ journeys in future – will affect some routes
- Passengers who do have to travel should check before they travel
Network Rail has made major progress on a project to upgrade Bromham Road bridge in Bedfordshire and it is now open for pedestrians and cyclists, which will help to maintain social distancing.
A fortnight’s work on a Victorian-built railway tunnel is now complete to improve future journey times for passengers and freight on the West Coast main line.
Essential rail works will take place on the Clacton-on-Sea and Walton-on-the-Naze branch lines during the Late May Bank Holiday weekend to improve reliability for those who need to travel and when more passengers return in the future.
A person walking their dog on the track, and someone crossing the track with their shopping trolley are just some of the trespass incidents that have been reported to Network Rail since the COVID-19 lockdown has been in place.
Network Rail is lit up the iconic grade II listed Shrewsbury station blue last night (14 May) in honour and gratitude to all NHS staff and other critical workers who continue to battle the coronavirus crisis.
Network Rail lit up Swansea station last night (14 May) in honour and gratitude to all NHS staff and other critical workers who continue to battle the coronavirus crisis.
Dundee station was lit-up blue to show solidarity with key workers and front-line NHS staff all across the country.
Figures released today confirm that an additional £3m has been spent locally in south Devon between June 2019 and May 2020 by Network Rail and its contractors as a result of the government funded project to build a new sea wall at Dawlish.