Working with railway heritage

Network Rail works hard to develop the railway for the 21st century, while keeping an eye on preserving its built heritage.

Timeline for Britain's railways

The railway industry and heritage

Being able to operate and develop the railway while respecting our heritage is important to Network Rail. We work with industry partners to do this where we can.

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Railway Heritage Designation

Network Rail plays an active role in preserving railway artefacts and records for future generations.

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Signalling heritage

We are working with railway heritage organisations to document the history, operation and way of life associated with signal boxes.

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