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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...

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...

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...

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...

Network Rail invests £3 million to refurbish station roof at Stirling

Work will begin shortly on a 10-month programme at Stirling station to deliver a £3 million investment to refurbish the non-glazed roofs of the...

First battery-powered tram successfully tested by Hitachi Rail

Hitachi Rail has successfully tested its first battery-powered tram in Florence – an important milestone towards expanding the firm’s offer to market the vehicles...

Plans announced for work on Transpennine Route Upgrade this summer

Network Rail has announced its plans for the first tranche of its Transpennine Route Upgrade (TRU) programme. The work forms part of TRU’s wider goal...

New mass transit for West Yorkshire within 10 years

The West Yorkshire Combined Authority has announced ambitious plans for a clean and connected transport system that will connect all West Yorkshire’s communities to...

South Wales lines reopen after successful Metro works

The railway lines north of Radyr in Wales have reopened after a successful three-week blockade to push forward with building the South Wales Metro. With...

New tunnel ‘pushed’ under East Coast main line

In a first for UK engineering, an 11,000-tonne curved concrete box has been successfully pushed under the East Coast main line at Werrington near...