May bank holiday railway improvement work

May 4, 2018

We will be delivering more than 822 projects over the two May bank holidays as part of the Railway Upgrade Plan. A 32,100 strong workforce will work around the clock over both...

Project in focus: Brighton Mainline improvements

Apr 26, 2018

We will be improving reliability and performance for passengers on the Brighton Mainline. The work is part of a programme to tackle delay hotspots and boost reliability of the railway in...

New delay-beating approaches to track renewal...

Apr 24, 2018

Trials by Network Rail’s Infrastructure Projects (IP) division make it increasingly possible for trains to run at high speeds after renewal work, reducing delays. The new approaches to engineering could potentially...

VIDEO: Track upgrades to Halton Curve...

Apr 20, 2018

The upgrades are part of a project to enable new train services between Liverpool Lime Street and Chester. We are upgrading the Halton Curve, a 1.5-mile section of track that links the...

VIDEO: Brockley track renewal at Easter

Apr 4, 2018

Team Orange worked to renew the track at Brockley over Easter. The work took place over 52 hours during the Easter bank holiday and was necessary to reduce the risk of...

Easter railway improvement works complete

Apr 3, 2018

A 15,000-strong workforce completed more than 400 railway projects successfully this Easter (Friday 30 March to Monday 2 April). The projects took place over the bank holiday weekend as part of...

Overhead line renewal at gidea park

Top 10 railway projects this Easter

Mar 29, 2018

A 15,000-strong workforce will be upgrading the railway across Britain over the Easter bank holiday. You can find out more about the £118m investment on the railway this Easter, and what...

Thameslink Programme launches UK’s first self-drive...

Mar 27, 2018

Passengers have ridden the UK’s first self-drive mainline train in a major milestone for the rail industry, delivered by the Thameslink Programme. On Monday 26 March 2018 the 09.46 service from...

Railway improvement work this Easter

Mar 22, 2018

We’re working to improve the rail network this Easter, from Friday 30 March to Monday 2 April 2018 inclusive (Tuesday 3 April for the Bristol area). Across the country we’ll be carrying...

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