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‘Access for All’ at Cadoxton station

Cadoxton station in South Wales now has improved access after the opening of new multi-million-pound passenger lifts and a footbridge.

HS2’s Interchange station obtains planning approval

Plans for HS2’s Interchange station have been approved by Solihull Council, with the planner’s report saying the design creates “an exciting contextual...

Rail Minister visits Plymouth to discuss Brunel Plaza regeneration

Rail Minister Chris Heaton-Harris has visited Plymouth to meet those responsible for the regeneration of Brunel Plaza, a scheme that involves an...

Extraordinary times

Following the recent tragedy at Stonehaven, and the wider difficulties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Network Rail chief executive Andrew Haines has...

Railway falls silent in memory

Railway stations around the country fell silent on Wednesday 19 August 2020 as passengers and staff remembered those who lost their lives...

Mace to provide project management for Brent Cross West station

The Brent Cross West Station development in North London is to be project managed by Mace. Part of ambitious...

Hurst Green station repaired and upgraded

Hurst Green station, on the Oxted line in East Sussex, has had a major makeover. Both the station and...

Murphy to build Soham station

Soham’s new railway station will be built by J Murphy and Sons. The £18.6 million funding package for reconnecting...

Edinburgh Waverley Masterplan includes new mezzanine for station concourse

The Edinburgh Waverley Masterplan, developed by Network Rail, City of Edinburgh Council and the Scottish Government, includes plans for transforming the capital’s...

Longer platforms for four West Midlands stations

Four stations in the West Midlands will be receiving extended platforms in preparation for the introduction of new, longer Class 196 trains...

Detailed design of HS2 Curzon Street station has reduced carbon emissions by 55%

Since the first images of the new HS2 station at Birmingham Curzon Street were released in 2018, so that planning applications could...

New escalators for Marylebone Tube station

Transport for London is about to commence work to improve access to Marylebone Tube station by installing one new escalator and replacing...

West Wickham station footbridge upgraded

Network Rail has been taking advantage of the relative quiet on the railway to catch up with the rebuilding of several station...

Stevenage station’s new fifth platform opened a year early

A new £40 million platform and track at Stevenage station has been completed more than a year ahead of schedule

Siemens Mobility orders new deep-tube train door systems from Knorr-Bremse IFE

Knorr-Bremse, the international manufacturer of braking and other systems for rail and commercial vehicles, has won a major order to supply entrance...

Birmingham: University station redevelopment given go ahead

Birmingham’s £56 million University station redevelopment has now been confirmed after West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) agreed the full business case.