Aerial view of workers replacing bridge over a river, late May bank holiday, 2021, daytime

Late May bank holiday works completed

Jun 1, 2021

Our teams worked over the bank holiday weekend on 620 projects worth £80m to give you better rail journeys. Here...

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...

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Aerial image of Dartford Bridge showing Easter engineering works

Easter bank holiday engineering works complete

Apr 6, 2021

We just completed more than £100m of vital railway upgrades and maintenance projects over the this Easter weekend to give you better journeys across Britain. Our teams carried out 600 projects around the country between...

Overhead line equipment at Pitsea railway station, daytime

Easter rail works – spotlight on Essex and East London

Mar 31, 2021

This Easter, we'll start work to make your rail services more reliable in Essex and East London. Over the next four years, we're investing more than £80m in replacing 50 kilometres of wire. It's an...

Close up of the tracks at London Liverpool Street station

Easter rail works – spotlight on Greater London

Mar 25, 2021

We look at our bank holiday plans in London as we count down to our huge Easter railway works. They range from essential improvements to signalling to keep your journeys safe and reliable to work...

Birmingham New Street platforms, external, daytime

Easter rail works – spotlight on West Coast Main Line

Mar 23, 2021

Our teams are preparing for lots of essential improvements to the busy West Coast Main Line this Easter. Our Easter works around Britain will take place from Friday 2 to Monday 5 April 2021 and will...

Aeriel view of Kings Cross station

Easter rail works – spotlight on East Coast Upgrade

Mar 17, 2021

This Easter bank holiday our team will work hard to make more progress on the £1.2bn East Coast Upgrade. The huge project will give you more trains and quicker journeys along the East Coast Main Line,...

Workers pour ballast from a wagon onto the tracks at Shawfield, Easter 2019, daytime

More than £100m of railway upgrades this Easter for better journeys

Mar 10, 2021

We're getting ready for a wide range of upgrades and maintenance projects this Easter weekend to give you better rail journeys in the long term. They'll take place from Friday 2 to Monday 5 April 2021...

Engineer Tara Scott in PPE at the Bletchley flyover, watching it being taken apart, nighttime

World Engineering Day – Trackside Tara and 300 tonnes of concrete

Mar 4, 2021

We're sharing some of our favourite engineering moments this World Engineering Day ... ... like when Trackside Tara found out how to lift 300 tonnes of concrete from directly above the railway! Tara Scott, a...

Glass exterior of Glasgow Queen Street station, daytime

Happy birthday Glasgow Queen Street: seven things you didn’t know

Feb 17, 2021

Glasgow Queen Street station - currently the site one of our biggest improvement projects - is 179 years old this week. We're close to completing a huge upgrade of the Victorian station, to give you...

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