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Three is the magic number: Three stations, three platforms, three months

Proving that not all railway projects take an age to be completed, Network Rail recently designed, planned and delivered platform extensions at three stations...

Regeneration begins at Bristol Temple Meads

Over Christmas, a substantial amount of work was delivered in and around Bristol’s Temple Meads station. This included important elements of the long-term Bristol...

Rebuilding passenger confidence through digital technology

Helping passengers travel easily and efficiently on public transport is a complex task, and one which has been made considerably more difficult by the...

King’s Cross: Clearing the Throat and removing the hump!

Back in pre-COVID times, when life felt normal but hectic, Rail Engineer published an article about Network Rail’s plans to spend £1.2 billion upgrading...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Work resumes on Access for All footbridges at Kidsgrove station

The old footbridges at Kidsgrove station, which has an unusual triangular shape, are to be replaced with new bridges and lifts as part of...

A virtual look at Crossrail’s Farringdon station

To show passengers what its new Farringdon station will look like, the digital team at Crossrail has pulled together a virtual tour of the...

King’s Cross has successful Christmas

A successful six-day closure of King’s Cross station over Christmas allowed for the reconstruction of the Camden Sewer, which runs beneath the tracks. Network...

Island Line says goodbye to its much-loved trains

The Island Line, the Isle of Wight’s railway, has been operated since 1989 by refurbished former London Underground trains, built originally in 1938. However, they...

Industry-first authorisation for Midland main line upgrade

Network Rail has been implementing various schemes to upgrade the Midland main line (MML).  These include extending overhead electrification from Bedford to Corby, improving...

Five platforms for Stevenage

A new fifth platform has been constructed at Stevenage station as part of the Stevenage Turnback project. This will allow services from Stevenage to run...

New canopies for a historic station

The station at Pembroke Dock is steeped in history and character. It opened in 1863 and was later adapted, as the station grew in...