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What is a Rail Operating Centre?

Jan 17, 2019

We moved more of our signalling to state of the art Rail Operating Centres (ROCs) over Christmas and New Year. What are they and how do they benefit passengers? Our signalling...

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...

Five major milestones for our Railway...

Dec 31, 2018

Our £50bn Railway Upgrade Plan made significant headway in 2018. Here are five of our biggest achievements: Waterloo fully reopens The former Eurostar terminal at London Waterloo station reopened permanently on...

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...

Christmas upgrades: spotlight on Wessex

Dec 17, 2018

One of our busiest routes is set to benefit from a huge investment in the railway this Christmas. The improvements on the Wessex route, which will take place near multiple stations,...

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