Passengers looking at departure boards in Birmingham new street station

What’s the National Operations Centre and...

Jan 24, 2019

At the heart of the railway is a little-known team of dedicated specialists. How does it help keep trains moving? How does it plan for severe weather? And what does it...

Year on the Network

Jan 16, 2019

Our £50bn Railway Upgrade Plan made significant progress in 2018. From transformations at some of our biggest stations to major improvement projects across Britain, it was a busy Year on the...

Infrastructure insights: bridges, tunnels and viaducts

Jan 10, 2019

We’re responsible for the 30,000 bridges, tunnels and viaducts on Britain’s rail network.  Our £148m of Christmas and New Year railway improvements featured essential works on some of these structures. These...

Infrastructure insights: track

Jan 7, 2019

Track installations were among the hundreds of projects we completed during the festive period. We carried out £148m of upgrades over Christmas and the New Year, including track renewals at sites...

Engineers deliver 100th high-speed handback of...

Jan 3, 2019

Our engineers hit a major milestone during our seasonal upgrades - our 100th high speed handback of the year. On 28 December, the line at Milton Keynes Central returned to use...

More than £148m of Christmas upgrades...

Jan 2, 2019

Passengers returning to work today (2 January) benefit from more reliable infrastructure and improved services. It follows a £148m Christmas programme of investment across the network, which successfully completed on time. A...

Christmas railway improvements

Dec 24, 2018

This Christmas we will deliver more than 330 projects to provide better services for passengers. A 25,000-strong workforce will carry out more than £148m of vital upgrades across Britain. It’s part of the £50bn five-year Railway...

Train going over viaduct on heart of Wales line

Christmas upgrades: spotlight on Wales and...

Dec 11, 2018

We’re working hard across Wales and Borders this Christmas and New Year to improve journeys. Our workforce will spend more than 7,700 hours during the festive period carrying out vital rail...

Christmas upgrades: spotlight on the Western...

Dec 4, 2018

Dozens of improvements along the Western route will deliver more seats, faster services and more reliable infrastructure to passengers this Christmas. This festive period, we’re carrying out £29m of upgrades on...

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