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Electric services from London reach Cardiff as Severn tunnel electrification is completed

Passenger trains are finally running from London Paddington to Cardiff using electric traction the whole way, following the electrification of the Severn...

Crucial coastal viaduct on Cumbrian Coast line to receive major investment

A multi-million-pound project to improve Eskmeals viaduct, which carries the railway over the River Esk estuary near Ravenglass in Cumbria, will start...

1,200 sleepers to be replaced on Tay Bridge

More than 1,200 sleepers are being replaced on the Tay Bridge, the longest railway structure in Scotland. One in...

Upgraded signalling leads to shorter waiting times at level crossings in East Suffolk

Essential new equipment, that will make level crossings safer and reduce waiting times at user worked level crossings, has been installed along...

First large HS2 structure starts to come together

Components for one of the first large structures to be built as part of the HS2 high-speed rail project have arrived on...

Siemens Mobility contracts DB ESG for additional ETCS installation design work

Siemens Mobility has awarded a contract to DB ESG for the vehicle installation design for the fitting of European Train Control System...

Barmouth viaduct to receive biggest restoration in its history

Network Rail is about to commence a £25 million upgrade of Barmouth viaduct to protect it for local people and visitors in...

South East London lines to close for 9 days over the summer

Network Rail is giving passengers advance warning that the railway through Hither Green, in South East London, will be closed for nine...

Sunbelt Rentals Rail invests £400K on solar lighting

Sunbelt Rentals Rail - the new name for A-Plant in the rail industry - has added £400,000 of new solar lighting towers...

HS2’s Old Oak Common station receives planning approval

HS2 has received planning approval for Old Oak Common station in west London. It will be the largest new railway station ever...

HAKI and Enigma forge new distribution partnership

HAKI, the manufacturer and supplier of modular scaffolding & tailored access solutions for temporary works, has entered an exclusive agreement with Enigma...

Dawlish sea wall contributes £3 million to South Devon economy

Work to rebuild and improve the sea wall at Dawlish has resulted in £3 million being spent locally in south Devon between...

HS2 seeks tenders for signalling and traffic management systems

HS2 has begun its procurement process to determine which specialist contractor will deliver the state-of-the-art signalling and control systems that will allow...

Government pledges £1.6 billion to support Transport for London

The government has pledged financial support to Transport for London (TfL) to help its finances during the coronavirus crisis. A total of...

TfL sets out plans for safe travel in London

When the Prime Minister stated that those people who can’t successfully work from home – workers in the construction and manufacturing industries...

Repairs to Cumbrian Coast line near completion

Network Rail has announced that repairs will soon be complete on a section of the Cumbrian Coast line left badly damaged by...