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Progress at Ribblehead as plans submitted for extra viaduct repairs

Specialists restoring one of the country’s most treasured railway structures have found it needs some extra TLC to secure its future for passengers and...

Approved WMCA Budget will fund schemes that can support economic recovery and help protect environment

A budget of more than £900m, including funding for infrastructure, regeneration and job training schemes that can support the region’s post-Covid-19 economic recovery and...

Industry calls on Prime Minister to prioritise connectivity for UK regions

LEADING FIRMS URGE PM TO ENSURE HS2 DELIVERS CONNECTIVITY IMPROVEMENTS BETWEEN YORKSHIRE, EAST MIDLANDS AND WEST MIDLANDSFIRMS REPRESENTING 72,000 EMPLOYEES CALL ON PM TO ACT...

Traeth Mawr Viaduct gets £1.85m investment to improve resilience on Cambrian Line

Network Rail is helping to improve the resilience of the Cambrian Line with a £1.85m project to restore Traeth Mawr Viaduct with work due...

Hastings line to be closed from Robertsbridge through to Tonbridge from Monday as Network Rail engineers tackle earthwork repairs

Network Rail engineers are accelerating work to rebuild a cutting at the entrance to a tunnel on the London to Hastings line to reduce...

Time-lapse footage shows race to fix West Coast main line landslip

Railway engineers have secured the West Coast main line between Milton Keynes and Birmingham from being damaged by thousands of tonnes of moving earth. Network...

Winter is staying : travel warning as icicles cleared from railway tunnels

Game of Thrones may have coined the phrase ‘winter is coming’, but winter is staying in the North West as railway workers battle to...

Planned track works mean more trains on time on the Great Eastern Main Line

Track renewals and overhead line maintenance works will take place between Norwich and Ipswich later this month (February) to improve reliability on the Great...

New West Midlands HS2 Growth Strategy lays out fast-track to regional recovery

The development of HS2 in the West Midlands will turbocharge the economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic as it brings forward 175,000 new jobs...

Transport for Wales launches new Apprenticeship Academy

Transport for Wales has launched a new Apprenticeship Academy that will provide all apprentices with additional knowledge and skills to complement their learning within...

FROZEN Network Rail teams tackle ice across West Yorkshire to keep vital services moving

As more wintry weather is forecast across West Yorkshire over the next few days, who Elsa than Network Rail’s teams are working to keep vital train...

Reaction to HS2 Phase 2a gaining Royal Assent

HS2 Phase 2a (Birmingham - Crewe) has today reached Royal Assent Reacting to this announcement, Maria Machancoses, director of Midlands Connect, said: “Today’s historic milestone will...

Essential escalator work at South Kensington Tube station starts on Saturday 27 February 2021

Five escalators serving the Piccadilly line to be replacedTrains serving the Piccadilly line will be non-stopping at South Kensington from Saturday 27 February 2021Customers travelling...

One of the country’s most hit railway bridges is repaired and strengthened allowing Cambridgeshire road to reopen

Stonea road in Cambridgeshire reopened this week after one of the country’s most hit railway bridges was repaired and strengthened, following a crash that...

Network Rail carrying out urgent work to stabilise the track near Harlington station

Network Rail is carrying out essential work to stabilise the track north of Harlington station after recent bad weather damaged the railway embankment. Since the...

King’s Uncrossed- Crucial stage of £1.2billion East Coast Upgrade fast approaching

Crucial stage of work to simplify track layout and reopen a disused railway tunnel near London King’s Cross station begins soonWork is part of...