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...

Speed restrictions animation still: passenger sitting by a train window, daytime

Why do speed restrictions affect your journeys?

May 27, 2021

Why do your rail services sometimes slow due to a speed restriction? We know it's the last thing anyone wants...

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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 you better rail journeys. Most of the railway will be unaffected but the works will...

Clacton resignalling works wide view, daytime

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 century. The vital upgrade will give you more reliable journeys. How? Our team has installed...

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...

Okehampton station platform, daytime

Devon railway line set to reopen for first time in 50 years

Mar 19, 2021

Communities in Devon will soon benefit from the reopening of the railway between Okehampton and Exeter as part of the Government’s ‘Restoring your Railway’ initiative. Following confirmation of government funding, we expect services to restart...

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,...

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