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First train in GTR’s £55 million fleet modernisation programme is back in service

First of 270 Southern, Gatwick Express and Great Northern ‘Electrostar’ trains updatedNew live-information screens and charging-/ power points installedOn-board performance monitoring and fault diagnosis...

Plans to give Aldridge its own railway station move forward with £400k land deal

Plans to give Aldridge its own railway station have moved forward after the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) agreed a £400,000 investment to buy...

£9m fund opens to railway innovators and inventors

First of a Kind competition offers share of £9m prize to rail ideas of tomorrowPrevious investment has driven forward UK’s first hydrogen train, live...

Midlands leaders call on Chancellor to back Midlands Rail Hub

£2bn project listed as transport priority in Conservative Party Manifesto West Midlands Mayor Andy Street and Chairman of Midlands Connect and Midlands Engine Sir John...

Major railway upgrade in Southampton set to be completed in week-long line closure.

Between Saturday 13 and Friday 19 February the line from Southampton Central to Brockenhurst and Romsey will close as engineers finish a £17 million...

Free training to help UK businesses secure rail and road construction contracts

HS2 Ltd, Highways England, Network Rail and Transport for London have joined forces in encouraging small and medium sized businesses to register for free training...

NRL awarded Network Rail Ground Support contract

NRL’s specialist Rail team have been awarded a contract to provide Ground Support Teams to support Network Rail’s S&C Grinding Trains. The contract continues the...

South London’s railway set for major upgrades as 40-year-old track and signalling about to be replaced

Network Rail is about to begin a major four-year package of work to modernise 1980s track and signalling on the lines into London Victoria...

Footpath reopens following major work to protect railway from erosion in East Yorkshire

A popular footpath which runs between Hessle and North Ferriby has reopened following the completion of major work to protect a nearby railway embankment...

HS2 reveals Chilterns ‘barn design’ vent shaft for Chalfont St Giles

HS2 has revealed the final design for the latest of its ‘barn design’ headhouses that will provide ventilation and emergency access to the ten-mile...

Passengers to benefit from railway drainage improvements in Trafford

Passenger journeys are being made more reliable with railway drainage upgrade work underway in Greater Manchester. A £1.3m Great North Rail Project investment will see a...

Passengers set for longer platforms, new footbridge and step free access in £31million Feltham station upgrade

£31million Feltham station upgrade completed with extended platforms, new pedestrian and cycle bridge and step-free entranceClosure of Feltham West level crossing has enhanced the...

Major improvements on scenic Esk Valley line as Network Rail upgrades 1940’s track

Network Rail is upgrading sections of track on the Esk Valley line, which date back to the 1940’s, to bring smoother journeys for passengers...

GBRf unveil partnership to transform railways weed control maintenance

GB Railfreight (GBRf), one of the largest rail freight operators in the UK, is delighted to announce a landmark cooperation with Bayer Environmental Science,...

More reliable journeys after major £1.4m Merseyside railway upgrade

Passengers and motorists are benefiting from work to refurbish a major railway bridge in St Helens. The £1.4m Network Rail investment as part of the...

Investment focused on sustainable travel for a green recovery

Priorities set out for future transport projects. Accelerating economic recovery and laying the groundwork for an inclusive, greener transport network will be at the heart...