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What’s the National Operations Centre and...

Apr 18, 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...

Countdown to Easter upgrades

Apr 15, 2019

With Easter just days away we’re reminding passengers to check before they travel. A 13,800-strong workforce across Britain will work around the clock this bank holiday weekend to deliver more reliable...

Station spotlight: London Euston

Apr 8, 2019

London Euston’s transformation will continue this Easter as part of a more than £100m investment. Over the next two bank holiday weekends, we’ll carry out a string of upgrades aimed at...

Easter upgrades: the West Coast Main...

Mar 20, 2019

We’re enabling faster journeys on one of Britain’s most important railway lines this Easter. Work on the West Coast Main Line - stretching from London to Glasgow – will lead to...

We’re investing over £100m in the...

Mar 11, 2019

This Easter we'll deliver more than £100m of investment in a better railway. A 13,800-strong workforce will work around the clock to keep the railway open and deliver more reliable infrastructure, improved facilities and services...

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...

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