Replacing the Siddick bridge in Cumbria, early May bank holiday 2021

Late May bank holiday engineering works for a better railway

May 17, 2021

Our teams across Britain are preparing to carry out 620 projects worth £80m this late May bank holiday to give...

Landscape view of the Clacton resignalling project, including tracks and overhead line equipment structures

Clacton-on-Sea – our resignalling project in numbers

May 13, 2021

We’ve just completed a big project in the Clacton-on-Sea area in Essex to bring its signalling system into the 21st...

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7N Architects winning station design, landscape view

Winning design to improve smaller stations

May 11, 2021

A railway station design that includes its own renewable energy generation has won a competition to shape Britain’s future railways. Network Rail and the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) have chosen Edinburgh-based 7N Architects’...

Caring for our heritage for the future

May 7, 2021

We're privileged to look after a railway that dates back hundreds of years - and are proud to ensure its survival for future generations. If you take a scenic rail trip in the coming year,...

Railway Day – freight cuts emissions across Britain

Apr 30, 2021

Rail freight delivers billions of pounds in benefits and could play a major role in reaching net-zero carbon emissions, according to research. A report published this week by industry body Rail Delivery Group, based on...

Last Windrush Generation arrivals at London Waterloo by photographer Howard Grey

Artist shortlist for national Windrush Monument revealed

Apr 30, 2021

The four artists in the running to design the national Windrush Monument at London Waterloo station have been revealed today (30 April).  The Windrush Monument will be a permanent tribute to a generation of arrivals from...

Stratford Easter rail works

Railway Day – meet some of our Railway Heroes

Apr 30, 2021

We've faced unique challenges on the railway in the past year - namely, how to keep the network running safely as we faced staff, supply chain and PPE issues, just like any business. Our amazing...

Railway Day – supporting people at their most vulnerable

Apr 30, 2021

Supporting vulnerable people during the pandemic has been an important cause for us on the railway. The rail industry has come together to give people help and hope at a time when they may have...

Network Rail volunteers help set up a mass vaccination centre in Exeter

Railway Day – proud of our volunteers

Apr 30, 2021

Our people have been generous with their time and skills over the past year as they've found new ways to lending a helping hand during a difficult year. Here are just some of those stories...

Delays Explained: Trespass and vandalism

Apr 29, 2021

Trespass and vandalism on the railway are illegal and extremely dangerous. They also cause delays to journeys ... Trespassing on the railway is illegal and dangerous. You could be taken to court and face a £1000...

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