Railway improvement work this Easter

Feb 21, 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...

How our High Output Plant System...

Feb 15, 2018

Our 23-vehicle HOPS factory train is electrifying the Great Western Mainline by installing the foundations and overhead wiring. Working for seven to eight hours over six nights per week, the state-of-the-art...

A signaller monitors the screen at a ROC

Infrastructure insights: railway signalling

Feb 7, 2018

The changes we’re making to an ageing signalling system are an essential part of our vision for a better railway for a better Britain. Signalling is the ‘traffic light system’ of the...

WATCH: Newcastle junction has a new...

Jan 29, 2018

We’ve renewed tracks in Newcastle as part of the Great North Rail Project to transform rail travel in the north of England. We completed the £8.6m track renewal project at the...

Infrastructure insights: track

Jan 10, 2018

Without track, there would be no trains. Team Orange work night and day maintaining and renewing our 20,000 miles of track to keep the country moving. From quiet railway lines through countryside...

Spotlight on Christmas 2017: Liverpool Lime...

Dec 14, 2017

This Christmas (Saturday 23 December 2017 to Monday 1 January 2018 inclusive), we will be working to deliver 260 projects on the rail network across Britain as part of the Railway Upgrade...

Spotlight on Christmas 2017: Crossrail Project

Dec 7, 2017

This Christmas (Saturday 23 December 2017 to Monday 1 January 2018 inclusive), we will be working to deliver 260 projects on the rail network across Britain as part of the Railway Upgrade...

Spotlight on Christmas 2017: Thameslink Programme

Dec 5, 2017

London Bridge improvements are part of the Thameslink Programme. This Christmas (Saturday 23 December 2017 to Monday 1 January 2018 inclusive), we will be working to deliver 260 projects on the...

High Output: Rapid renewals on the...

Sep 4, 2017

Our High Output team carries out 70 per cent of Britain's track renewal work. Passenger demand for train services has doubled in Britain over the last 20 years. More frequent services...

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